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Human rights in Asia

Human rights in Asia

submission prepared for the 44th session of the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Geneva, February 1988.

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Published by Canada-Asia Working Group in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human rights -- Asia.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCanada Asia Working Group., United Nations. Commission on Human Rights.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. ;
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21328675M

    The Universal Declaration of Human Rights The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by . Asia Centre’s Human Rights Book Series: “Business and Human Rights in Asia: Duty of The State to Protect” (forthcoming); “ National Human Rights Institutions in .

    Judges and human rights experts from Commonwealth countries in Asia will meet in Bangkok to develop a judicial resource book to help them handle cases involving violence against women and girls. The draft text will be reviewed during a two-day consultation ( May). The Commonwealth has been working closely with judiciaries to create resource books, also known as bench books. human rights1. Opponents have argued that this view can lead to the advocating of double standards to justify mass violations of human rights. In this paper, the author argues that although it is a new trend of human rights discourse and a contribution to the evolution of human rights theories, the emergence of the ‘Asian Values’ perspectiveCited by: 1.

    This book reviews Southeast Asia’s National Human Rights Institutions as an assessment of regional human rights architecture that includes the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights, the international mechanism of the Universal Periodic Review, and . This book is published open access under a CC BY-NC-ND license. This book analyzes issues in human rights law from a variety of perspectives by eminent European and Asian professors of constitutional law, international public law, and European Union law.


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