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Political and Related Rights<sup>*</sup>

John P. Humphrey

in Human Rights in International Law

Published in print June 1986 | ISBN: 9780198255406
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191681592 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198255406.003.0005
Political and Related Rights*

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This chapter is about the freedoms of thought, conscience, and religion, of opinion and expression, and of peaceful assembly and of association; the rights of everyone to take part in the government of his country and of equal access to public services; and the right of peoples to self-determination. With the exception of the collective right to self-determination, these rights and freedoms – all of them rights and freedoms of the individual – are enunciated and proclaimed by articles 18, 19, 20, and 21 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Teaching suggestions, syllabus, and bibliographies are provided at the end of the chapter.

Keywords: human rights; thought; conscience; religion; expression; peaceful assembly

Chapter.  14761 words. 

Subjects: Public International Law

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