On the other hand, it has been stated that signing an optional protocol or a treaty like ICCPR
could lead to very significant problems for a state.
Take for example the review of Pakistan by the Human Rights Committee under the ICCPR
He added that the Philippines' obligations under the ICCPR
cannot affect the country's policy-making decisions since the Constitution is the fundamental law of the land.
During the transitory phase, it should not execute death penalty for those offences which do not fall into the category of 'the most serious crime' in accordance with Article 6(2) of ICCPR
We believe that ICCPR
upholds principles of human dignity, equality and non-discrimination which are essential for any democratic and inclusive society.
is detailed, from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ICCPR
Article 19 of the ICCPR
states, "Everyone shall have the right to hold opinions without interference" and "everyone shall have the right to freedom of expression.
Does the ICCPR
extend the right of marriage to same-sex couples?
23) This section focuses on four instruments, namely the CAT, the ICCPR
, and the European Convention on Human Rights ('ECHR').
It does not, however, attempt to apply ICCPR
article 26 equality analysis to the differential allocation of a particular right as between different groups of refugees, or to rights guaranteed to refugees at a standard lower than that enjoyed by nationals or other aliens, because such analysis is entirely dependent on particular facts: the right at issue and the nature of the unequal treatment suffered.
The Human Rights Committee, the UN body that oversees governments' implementation of the covenant, has repeatedly held that enforced disappearances violate multiple provisions of the ICCPR
and in particular that being held indefinitely without contact with one's family and the outside world constitutes a violation of the prohibition on torture and inhuman and degrading treatment.
Appeal to the international community and governments that stand for justice and democracy to use all means available to pressure Israel to comply with its obligations under the Fourth Geneva Conventions and ICCPR