Dialogue With Asian States

Michael Banton

in International Action against Racial Discrimination

Published in print May 1996 | ISBN: 9780198280613
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191598760 | DOI:
 Dialogue With Asian States

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The implementation of the Convention in states in the Pacific, East Asia, South Asia, South‐East Asia, and the Middle East is summarily reviewed. CERD has disagreed with some governments about whether the Convention prohibits discrimination based on caste, and, for example, about the claim that Bangladesh constitutes a ‘post‐racial society’.

Keywords: Asia; Bangladesh; caste; CERD; discrimination; governments; ICERD; Middle East; Pacific

Chapter.  11173 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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