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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights_full Text

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights_full Text

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INTERNATIONAL COVENANTON CIVILAND POLITICAL RIGHTS
V NIT ED NATIONS
1967
 
INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTSThe States Parties to the present Covenant,Considering that. In accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charterof the United Nations, recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal andinalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation offreedom, justice and peace in the world,Recognizing that these rights derive from the inherent dignity of thehuman person.Recognizing that, in accordance with the Universal Declaration of НитпяпRights, the ideal of free human beings enjoying civil and political freedomand freedom from fear and want can only be achieved if conditions are createdwhereby everyone may enjoy his civil and political rights, as well as his economic,social and cultural rights.Considering the obligation of States under the Charter of the United Nationsto promote universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and freedoms,Realizing that the individual, having duties to other individuals and tothe community to which he belongs, is under a responsibility to strive for thepromotion and observance of the rights recognized in the present Covenant,Agree upon the following articles:
PART IArticle 11. All peoples have the right of self-determimtion, "By virtue of thatright they freely determine their political status and freely pursue theireconomic, social and cultural development.2. All peoples may, for their own ends, freely dispose of their natural ^amltland resources without prejudice to any obligations arising out
of
internationaleconomic co-operation, based upon the principle of mutual benefit,
and inteimtioml
law. In no case laay
a
people be deprived of its own meahs of subsistence.

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