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Civil and Political Rights

Overview page. Subjects: International Law.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights set down a large number of rights, amongst which are the civil and political rights that were afterwards to be fleshed out in the ...

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13 Article 5: Civil and Political Rights

Patrick Thornberry.

in The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination

July 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 49 pages. 29008 words.

This chapter details the provisions for paragraphs (a) to (d) of Article 5. It reviews the article’s chapeau before turning to the minutiae of Article 5(a), which refers to the right to...

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Civil and Political Rights

David Weissbrodt.

in Encyclopedia of Human Rights

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 4265 words.

[See International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.]

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civil and political rights

Conor Gearty.

in The New Oxford Companion to Law

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law. 504 words.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights set down a large number of rights, amongst which are the civil and political

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Civil and Political Rights

Overview page. Subjects: International Law.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights set down a large number of rights, amongst which are the civil and political rights that were afterwards to be fleshed out in the ...

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Civil and Political Rights

Magdalena Forowicz.

in The Reception of International Law in the European Court of Human Rights

August 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 21032 words.

The enactment of the Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and its First Optional Protocol provided additional options to the individual applicant seeking redress for the wrongs suffered....

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China and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Prospects and Challenges

Katie Lee.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

July 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 14868 words.

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This article looks at China's engagement with international human rights treaties and the extent to which this is bringing understanding of, and...

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New Challenges to the Regime of Reservations under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Konstantin Korkelia.

in European Journal of International Law

April 2002; p ublished online April 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public International Law. 0 words.

This article deals with the legal effect of reservations to human rights treaties with particular reference to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. In treaty practice,...

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Political Parties and Civil Rights.

Glenn McNair.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1896 to the Present: From the Age of Segregation to the Twenty-first Century

January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1228 words.

Civil rights have been a critical, often defining, issue for the Republican and Democratic parties. Party positions on civil rights from 1896 to 1936 were products of the racial politics...

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Civil and Political Rights of Children

Jonathan Todres, Sarah Higinbotham and Carol Bellamy.

in Human Rights in Children's Literature

January 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; Human Rights and Immigration. 11027 words.

Chapter 5 discusses the civil and political rights of children in children’s literature through such books as Curious George, The Wind in the Willows, and Little House on the Prairie. The...

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Sovereign Debt and Civil/Political Rights

Sarah Joseph.

in Sovereign Debt and Human Rights

November 2018; p ublished online January 2019 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 8189 words.

The fundamental premise of this chapter is that all rights (including civil and political) require positive action and utilisation of resources on the part of the state. Equally, it...

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Freedom of Expression: Article 19 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Human Rights Committee’s General Comment No 34

Michael O’Flaherty.

in Human Rights Law Review

December 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 12509 words.

Freedom of expression is essential to the good working of the entire human rights system. It is inevitable that so fundamental a human right as freedom of expression is also among the most...

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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (1966)

Christian Tomuschat.

Reference Entry. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 8228 words.

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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Theodor Meron.

in Human Rights Law-Making in the United Nations

December 1986; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 18414 words.

This chapter analyzes weaknesses of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights which cause problems in its interpretation, application, and efficacy. These include provisions...

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The Relevance of the Obligations Flowing from the UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights to US Courts Dealing with Guantánamo Detainees

Luigi Condorelli and Pasquale De Sena.

in Journal of International Criminal Justice

March 2004; p ublished online March 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Criminal Law; International Law. 0 words.

The US authorities are internationally bound to grant to Guantánamo detainees all the rights provided for in the 1966 UN Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, for those detainees are...

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The Intersection of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights and Civil and Political Rights

Ioana Cismas.

in Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights in International Law

March 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration; Public International Law. 13320 words.

This chapter examines the various interactions of economic, social, and cultural (ESC) rights and civil and political rights. It analyses such interactions based on the premise that ESC and...

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Prosecution under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Anja Seibert-Fohr.

in Prosecuting Serious Human Rights Violations

July 2009; p ublished online February 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Human Rights and Immigration. 19788 words.

This chapter elaborates on the role prosecution plays for the protection of human rights under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. It analyses the standards of this...

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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights I

Patrick Thornberry.

in Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

August 2002; p ublished online July 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Modern History (1700 to 1945). 17020 words.

The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) was adopted by the UN General Assembly and entered into force on 23 March 1976. The Covenant has been ratified by 148...

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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Chinese Law on the Protection of the Rights of Minority Nationalities

Bai Guimei.

in Chinese Journal of International Law

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: International Law. 0 words.

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Foreign Economic Assistance and Respect for Civil and Political Rights: Chile—A Case Study

Antonio Cassese.

in The Human Dimension of International Law

June 2008; p ublished online March 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law. 5875 words.

This chapter addresses the question of whether foreign economic assistance to states grossly disregarding human rights has an impact on the enjoyment of civil and political rights in those...

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Demanding Deliverance in Dixie: Race, the Civil Rights Movement, and Southern Politics

Seth C. McKee.

in The Oxford Handbook of Southern Politics

February 2012; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Politics; US Politics. 12424 words.

Given the history of racial oppression in the American South it is no wonder that the civil rights movement originated there. The 1960s redemption of rights lost in the aftermath of...

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