The Universal Declaration of the Human Rights:

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (full version)  [continue reading]

The Drafters of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights [continue reading]

The History of the Document (The Universal Declaration of Human Rights) [continue reading]

The Foundation of International Human Rights Law [continue reading]

The Declaration of Human rights read by  Eleanor Roosevelt, 1st January 1948  [continue reading]

The UN Charter:

Introductory Note to the UN Charter  [continue reading]

The Preamble of the UN Charter [continue [continue reading]

Chapter I of the UN Charter , Purposes and Principles, Articles 1 to 2  [continue reading]

Chapter II of the UN charter, Membership, Articles 3 to 6  [continue reading]

Chapter III of the UN Charter, Organs, Articles 7 to 8 [continue reading]

Chapter IV of the UN Charter,  The General Assembly, Articles 9 to 22 [continue reading]

Chapter V of the UN Charter, The Security Council, Articles 23 to 32 [continue reading]

Chapter VI of the UN Charter, Pacific Settlement of Disputes,  33 to 38 [continue reading]

Chapter VII of the UN Charter, Action With Respect To Threats To The Peace, Breaches Of The Peace And Acts Of Aggression, Articles 39 to 51 [continue reading]

Chapter VIII of the UN Charter, Regional Arrangements,  Articles 52 to 54 [continue reading]

Chapter IX of the UN Charter, International Economic And Social Co-Operation, Articles 55 to 60 [continue reading]

Chapter X of the UN Charter,  The Economic And Social Council,  Articles 61 to 72 [continue reading]

Chapter XI of the UN Charter,   Declaration Regarding Non-Self-Governing Territories, Articles 73 to 74, [continue reading]

Chapter XII of the UN Charter, International Trusteeship System, Articles 75 to 85 [continue reading]

Chapter XIII of the UN Charter, The Trusteeship Council, , Articles 86 to 91 [continue reading]

Chapter XIV of the UN Charter,  The International Court Of Justice, Articles 92 to 96  [continue reading]

Chapter XV of the UN Charter, The Secretariat, Articles  97 to 101 [continue reading]

Chapter XVI of the UN Charter, Miscellaneous Provisions, Articles 102 to 105 [continue reading]

Chapter XVII of the UN Charter, Transitional Security Arrangements, Articles 106 to 107 [continue reading]

Chapter XVIII of the UN Charter, Amendments, Articles 108 to 109 [continue reading]

Chapter XIX of the UN Charter, Ratification And Signature, Articles 110 to 111 [continue reading]

The History of the UN Charter:

The History of the UN Charter, 1945: The San Francisco Conference  [continue reading]

1941: The Declaration of St James Palace [continue reading]

1941: The Atlantic Charter [continue reading]

1942: The Declaration Of The United Nations [continue reading]

1943: Moscow And Tehran Conferences [continue reading]

1944-1945: Dumbarton Oaks And Yalta [continue reading]

1945: The San Francisco Conference [continue reading]

The United Nations Charter (full indexed version) [continue reading]

The Human Rights Act UK

Human Rights Act 1998 (full indexed version)  [continue reading] or full  pdf

Introductory Text, Chapter 42  [continue reading]

Introduction [continue reading]

The Convention Rights, section I [continue reading]

Interpretation Of Convention Rights, Section II [continue reading]

Legislation, [continue reading]

Interpretation Of Legislation, Section III [continue reading]

Declaration Of Incompatibility, Section IV [continue reading]

Right Of crown To Intervene, Section V [continue reading]

Pacts Of Public Authorities, Section VI [continue reading]

Proceedings, Section VII [continue reading]

Judicial Remedies, Section VIII [continue reading]

Judicial Acts, Section IX [continue reading]

Remedial Actions, Section X [continue reading]

Power To take Remedial Action, Section X [continue reading]

Other Rights and Proceedings, Section XI [continue reading]

Safeguard For existing Human Rights, Section XI [continue reading]

Freedom Of Expression, Section XII [continue reading]

Freedom Of Thought, Conscience And Religion, Section XIII [continue reading]

Derogations, Section XIV [continue reading]

Reservations, Section XV [continue reading]

Period For Which Designated Derogations Have Effect, Section XVI [continue reading]

Periodic Review Of designated Reservations, Section XVII [continue reading]

Judges Of The European Court Of Human Rights, Section XVIII [continue reading]

Appointment To European Court Of Human Rights, Section XVIII [continue reading]

Parliamentary Procedure, Section XIV [continue reading]

Statement Of Compatibility, Section XIV [continue reading]

Supplemental, Section XX [continue reading]

Orders Etc..Under This Act, Section XX [continue reading]

Interpretation Etc, Section XXI [continue reading]

Short Title, Commencement, Application And Extent, Section XXII [continue reading]

Schedules

Schedule I, Part I: The Convention Rights And Freedoms,  Articles: 2 to 18; Part II: The First Protocol,  Articles 1-3; Part III: The Sixth Protocol, Articles 1-2     [continue reading]

Schedule II, Remedial Orders: Orders,  Procedure, Orders Laid In Draft,  Urgent Cases, Definitions,  Calculating Periods [continue reading]

Schedule III, Derogation And Reservation; Part I: Derogation; Part II: Reservation, [continue reading]

Schedule IV,  Judicial Pensions, Duty To Make Orders About Pensions,  Contributions, Amendments Of Other Enactments, Definitions,   [continue reading]

 

Code of Conduct for Law Enforcement Officials [continue reading]

Basic Principles on the Independence of the Judiciary [continue reading] 

Basic Principles on the Role of Lawyers [continue reading]

Guidelines on the Role of Prosecutors [continue reading]

Equality and Human Rights Commission [continue reading]

 

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights 1966 [continue reading] [continue reading]

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [continue reading]

Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty [continue reading] 

International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights [continue reading]

Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, The General Assembly adopted resolution A/RES/63/117, on 10 December 2008 [continue reading]

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination [continue reading]

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women New York, 18 December 1979 [continue reading]

Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment [continue reading]

Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment [continue reading]

International Convention on the Protection of the Rights of All Migrant Workers and Members of Their Families [continue reading]

International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance [continue reading]

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [continue reading]

Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [continue reading]

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities [continue reading]

The Right of Self-Determination, United Nations Declaration on the Granting of Independence to Colonial Countries and Peoples [continue reading]

The Right of Self-Determination, General Assembly resolution 1803 (XVII) of 14 December 1962, “Permanent sovereignty over natural resources” [continue reading]

The Right of Self-Determination, International Convention against the Recruitment, Use, Financing and Training of Mercenaries [continue reading]

The Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Minorities, Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, [continue reading]

The Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Minorities, Indigenous and Tribal Peoples Convention, 1989 (No. 169) [continue reading]

The Rights of Indigenous Peoples and Minorities, Declaration on the Rights of Persons Belonging to National or Ethnic, Religious and Linguistic Minorities [continue reading]

United Nations Millennium Declaration [continue reading]

Protocol Instituting a Conciliation and Good Offices Commission to be responsible for seeking a settlement of any disputes which may arise between States Parties to the Convention against Discrimination in Education [continue reading]

Principles of Medical Ethics relevant to the Role of Health Personnel, particularly Physicians, in the Protection of Prisoners and Detainees against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment [continue reading]

Treaties and customary law; International humanitarian law is based on a large number of treaties, in particular the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and their Additional Protocols, [continue reading]

The ICRC: promoter and guardian of international humanitarian law (IHL) [continue reading]

States party to the main treaties, 10-06-2011 [continue reading]

Customary International Humanitarian Law [continue reading]

Customary international humanitarian law: reducing the human cost of armed conflict 09-08-2010 Interview [continue reading] 

Study on customary international humanitarian law: A contribution to the
understanding and respect for the rule of law in armed conflict, Jean-Marie Henckaerts [continue reading] 

Elements of War Crimes under the Rome Statue of the International Criminal Court, Sources and Commentaries, Knut Dorman with Contributions by Louise Doswald-Beck and Robert Klob, 2002, International Committee of The Red Cross [continue reading]

UN GA Resolution 181, XVII, Resolution on the Report of the Ad Hoc Committee on The Palestinian Question [continue reading]

UN General Assembly Resolution 34/29 November 16, 1979 [continue reading]

UN General Assembly Resolution 41/63 8 (e) December 3, 1986 [continue reading]

UN Security Council resolution 469, 20 May 1980 [continue reading]

UN Security Council resolution 468 (1980) [continue reading]

UN Security Council resolution 608, January 14, 1988 [continue reading]

Article One of the Third Draft Constitution for a Palestinian State [continue reading] 

The Declaration of Establishment of the State of Israel of 14 May 1948 … 104/ 3 U.N. GAOR, Supp. 11; U.N. Doc. A/648, (21 Sept.-12 Dec. 1948) [continue reading]

The Law of Return, 5710-1950 [continue reading]

Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court, Part 2. Jurisdiction, Admissibility and Applicable Law, Article 5 , Crimes within the jurisdiction of the Court [continue reading]

Article 18 (g), Draft Code of Crimes against the Peace and Security of Mankind (1996), [continue reading]

Agreement for the Prosecution and Punishment of the Major War Criminals of the European Axis, and Charter of the International Military Tribunal. London, 8 August 1945 [continue reading] 

Questions relating to Settlers of German Origin in Poland, PCIJ, Ser. B., No. 6, 1925, File F. c. VI. Docket III.2 Advisory Opinion No. 6, 10 September 1923, Permanent Court of International Justice, Third (Ordinary) Session, Questions relating to Settlers of German Origin in Poland, Advisory Opinion [continue reading]

Yearbook of the International Law Commission, 1969, Volume II, Documents of the twenty-first session including the report of the Commission to the General Assembley, UNITED NATIONS, N e w Y o r k , 1 9 7 0 [continue reading]

Convention (IV) relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War. Geneva, 12 August 1949 [continue reading] 

Responsibility of States for Internationally Wrongful Acts, with commentaries 2001 Text adopted by the International Law Commission at its fifty-third session, in 2001 [continue reading]

Arbitral Tribunal, British Claims in the Spanish Zone of Morocco case (Affaire des biens britanniques au Maroc espagnol), Arbitral Award, 1 May 1925, reprinted in Reports of International Arbitral Awards, Vol.II, United Nations, New York, 1949, Section III (II) [continue reading]

Convention (II) with Respect to the Laws and Customs of War on Land and its annex: Regulations concerning the Laws and Customs of War on Land. The Hague, 29 July 1899 [continue reading]

Declaration Renouncing the Use, in Time of War, of Explosive Projectiles Under 400 Grammes Weight. Saint Petersburg, 29 November / 11 December 1868 [continue reading]

Charter of the International Military Tribunal annexed to the London Agreement signed on the 8th of August 1945 [continue reading]

The Laws of War on Land. Oxford, 9 September 1880, Brussels Declaration, Article 18 and Article 39; Oxford Manual, Article 32 [continue reading] 

Compensation to Refugees for Loss of or Damage to Property to be Made Good under Principles of International Law or in Equity (Working Paper prepared by the Secretariat) [continue reading]

Article 4, Laws of War: Pacific Settlement of International Disputes (Hague I); 29 July 1899 [continue reading]

The United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights [continue reading] International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights … The ICCPR comprises all of the traditional human rights as they are known from historic documents such … Finally, article 27 recognizes an individual right of members of ethnic, religious [continue reading] 

Minority Schools in Albania, PCIJ, Ser. A./B., No. 64, 1935, General List No. 62
Advisory Opinion No. 26, 6 April 1935, Permanent Court of International Justice, Thirty Fourth (Ordinary) Session Minority Schools in Albania, Advisory Opinion [continue reading]

Question Concerning the Acquisition of Polish Nationality in 1923, File F. c. VIII, Docket III.4, Advisory Opinion No. 7, 15 September 1923, Permanent Court if International Justice, Third Session Question Concerning the Acquisition of Polish Nationality, Advisory Opinion [continue reading]

Nationality Decrees Issued in Tunis and Morocco (French Zone), (PCIJ) 1923, File F. c. v., Docket II. I, Advisory Opinion, 7 February 1923, Permanent Court if International Justice, Second (extraordinary) Session Nationality Decrees Issued in Tunis and Morocco (French Zone) on November 8th, 1921. Advisory Opinion [continue reading] 

Nottebohm Case (second phase), Judgement of April 6th, 1955: I.C. J. Reports 1955, p. 4. Nottebohm (Liechtenstein v. Guatemala), the ICJ Nottebohm Case (Preliminary Objection) Judgment of 18 November 1953, Summaries of Judgments, Advisory Opinions and Orders of the International Court of Justice. Not an official document [continue reading] , Nottebohm Case (Second Phase) Judgment of 6 April 1955 [continue reading]

 

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