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Resources

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, http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Pages/Home.aspx.

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
See also Declaration on the Human Rights of Individuals who are not nationals of the country in which they live   (link)

Night's Lantern genocide warnings and updates

 

Canada

The Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms   (link)
Charte canadienne des droits et libertÚs   (link)

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

 

U.S.

Bill of Rights
 

Archive

Selected postings, Lawyers Against the War & related
"Narration of Facts," Ad Hoc Committee for Justice for Iraq
 

 


Gerald and Maas
update 5 april 2021