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Primary Law

Primary United Nations Human Rights texts (Common Rights & Expectations)
These treaties and translations to French, Spanish Arabic and other languages can be found at the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights at the United Nations,

Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
First Optional Protocol
Second Optional Protocol (Abolition of the Death Penalty)
Convention Relating to the Status of Refugees
1967 Protocol
UN Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals who are not nationals of the country in which they live (link)
UN texts concerned with the rights of refugees (Links to the English, French, Spanish translations)
The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms   (link)
Charte canadienne des droits et libert?s   (link)

Crimes Against Humanity and War Crimes Act   (link)
Loi sur les crimes contre l'humanit? et les crimes de guerre   (link)

Bill of Rights
Night's Lantern genocide warnings and updates
Selected postings, Lawyers Against the War & related
"Narration of Facts," Ad Hoc Committee for Justice for Iraq, 6 October 2009, a case presented to the Spanish Court attempting to charge with war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide: George H.W. Bush, William J. Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack H. Obama, Margaret Thatcher, John Major, Anthony Blair, Gordon Brown
The Center for Constitutional Rights "Complaint," Case No. 3:23-cv-05829, Nov. 13, 2023, The United States District Court for Northern California A case filed at U.S. federal court on behalf of two Palestinian human rights organizations, five Palestinians and three Palestinian-Americans, and alleging the failure to prevent genocide and complicity in genocide of U.S. President Biden, Secretary of Defense Austin, Secretary of State Blinken.


Gerald and Maas
update 19 november 2023