TITLE

60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMANRIGHTS

AUTHOR(S)
Shestack, Jerome J.
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
International Law News;Winter2009, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), an international law which celebrated its 60th anniversary on December 10, 2008. UDHR is a seminal document in the struggle for human dignity and freedom that brought human rights into the domain of international law as part of a just rule of law. The real impetus for international protection of human rights arose from the tragedy of the Nazi experience and the Holocaust.
ACCESSION #
36655774

 

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