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Article 20. Propaganda for war shall be prohibited by law Article 21. Right of peaceful assembly Article 22. Right to freedom of association with others Article 23. Right to marry Article 24. Children’s rights Article 25. Right to political participation Article 26. Equality before the law Article 27. Minority protection. Article 4 of ICCPR allows for certain circumstances for States Parties to derogate from their responsibilities under the Covenant, such as during times of public emergencies. However, State Parties may not derogate from Articles 6, 7, 8 (paragraphs I and 2), 11, 15, 16 and 18. OPTIONAL PROTOCOLS: There are two optional protocols to the ICCPR which gives additional human rights protections. First Optional Protocol: This protocol allows victims claiming to be victims of human rights violations to be heard. The Human Rights Committee (Committee), which is established by the Covenant, has the jurisdiction to receive, consider and hear communications from victims. The first Optional Protocol came into force with the Covenant. There are currently 35 signatories and 115 parties to this protocol. Second Optional Protocol:
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This protocol aims to abolish the death penalty. It was entered into force on July 11, 1991 and it currently has 37 signatories and 81 parties. ENFORCEMENT Article 2(2) of ICCPR provides that State Parties are to take the “necessary steps…. to adopt such laws or other measures as may be necessary to give effect to the rights recognized in the present Covenant.” Countries that have ratified the ICCPR must takes steps in their own jurisdictions to recognize the acceptance of this international covenant because, in “international law, a signature does not usually bind a State. The treaty is usually subject to a future ratification, acceptance, approval or accession.” In Canada, the accession process involves a series of reviews and consultation by the federal government and followed by a tabling of the treaty in Parliament. In addition to State Parties’ formally adopting and recognizing the ICCPR in their jurisdiction, Article 28 of ICCPR provides for a Human Rights Committee (Committee) to be established for monitoring the State Parties’ implementation of the Covenant. State Parties are required to submit reports to the Committee for review, on measures used to adopt and give effect to the rights enshrined in the ICCPR. As mentioned above, the First Optional Protocol allows victims of human rights violation to be heard by the Committee. However the ICCPR also provides in Article 41 that a State Party who claims another State Party is not fulfilling its obligations to implement ICCPR, may make written submissions to the Committee for consideration. Also, non-governmental organizations (NGOs) may also participate in ensuring that values under the ICCPR are protected by submitting ‘shadow reports’ and highlight areas for consideration by the Committee.
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International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights ESCR are human rights concerning the basic social and economic
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