Human Rights Law

Genocide convention o 2 convention on the elimination

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Unformatted text preview: f men and women and of nations large and small” tesnsion still between rights of individuals and rights of states. 2. Article 1 (3) • one goal of UN – promoting and respecting human rights for all w/o distinction to race, sex, etc… 3. Articles 55 & 56 • member states say we will act collectively for human rights • African states want bill of rights, didn’t happen, but… o 3. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) Gen Assembly resolution – so non- binding heralded as great proclamation of rights of human beings. “Unanimously” (doesn’t factor in states that abstain – Soviet Union, other...
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