IBHRInternational Bill of Human Rights
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While this is certainly part of the contentious history of the IBHR, it is not the entire story.
118) The other two international instruments that comprise the IBHR are the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) and the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR), both adopted by the U.
Thus, lawyers will need to look beyond the IBHR and ILO Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work to obtain a fuller understanding of human rights.
In reading each of the documents that make up the IBHR, it becomes clear that the IBHR grants religious freedom to the individual, not the state.
Simply put, the IBHR prohibits the existence of theocracies within the UN because its religious-freedom guarantees reside with the individual (not the state), and it granted these guarantees to prevent states from executing future atrocities in the name of religion.