When the apartheid government negotiated with the African National Congress prior to the 1994 democratic transition, it demanded (and received) property and civil rights for the white minority in exchange for political rights
for the black majority.
Jordan suffered a decline in political rights
due to the king's decision to dissolve the parliament and postpone elections.
To ratify the main international instruments, in particular the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
, the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and the Convention against Torture, and to progress in their implementation (Switzerland)
His lack of knowledge of human rights laws is evident by the absence of awareness of two international covenants ratified by the United States: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
(ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR.
Sovereignty formed an important part of claims to power and the coming into being, as it were, of the state and, more generally, of political rights
Natural to individualist liberalism is the notion of progress as a gradual broadening of the conception of liberty, from civil rights to political rights
and ultimately to social rights, to use the language of influential 20th-century British liberal thinker T.
Poland -- The UNHRC, having concluded a review of Poland's compliance with the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
(ICCPR), is demanding that Poland liberalize its abortion law and implement sex-ed, contraception, and gay rights programs (lifesitenews.
McCormick on the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights respectively.
The 118-page Plan d'action national pour l'integration de la femme au develeoppement" (PANIFD includes recommendations on four main strategic objectives: education, women's integration in economic development, strengthening of women's legal and political rights
, and improvement of women's reproductive health.
Two peoples, therefore, have political rights
in the same land, and three religions also have religious rights there.
For Iraqi women to exercise political rights
, their personal security must be protected.
The prerogatives of the nobility, particularly in republics, were often protected to keep them content with the loss of their political rights
This year it will have a human rights theme, aiming to celebrate womenhood as well as promoting women's social and political rights
While such rulings are nonbinding, the 101 other nations that have ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
could face similar pressure to provide equal benefits.
The current government, since it came to power in 1968, has relentlessly suppressed basic civil and political rights
in the country and shares responsibility for the humanitarian disaster caused by more than a decade of sanctions.