By Nisuke Ando
This distinct assortment has been compiled to mark the party of the twenty fifth anniversary of the actions of the Human Rights Committee tested below the foreign Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. It displays quite a few facets of the Committee and its actions and is constituted of articles contributed completely through its individuals, prior and current. The Festschrift is split into 5 chapters. bankruptcy I contains 4 articles facing the UN process of human rights safeguard commonly and the function and paintings of the Human Rights Committee specifically. bankruptcy II includes articles at the historic facets of the Committee, either looking back and prospect. bankruptcy III covers 3 articles, every one facing the Committee's various actions of a basic nature, while bankruptcy IV contains six articles, every one examining Committee actions of a particular nature. bankruptcy V consists of just one article, a case research of household implementation of the Covenant. this can be a must-have assortment for presidency officers, lecturers, NGO body of workers and scholars drawn to learning human rights in a global viewpoint.
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Con la firma del Pacto de Derechos Civiles y Políticos la acción de los Estados se proyecta al campo internacional y asumen la obligación de adoptar, con arreglo a sus procedimientos constitucionales estos y a las disposiciones del mismo Pacto, las medidas oportunas para dictar las disposiciones legislativas o de otro carácter que fueren necesarias para hacer efectivos los Derechos Humanos y que no estuviesen garantizados por disposiciones legislativas o de otro orden. De suerte que la armonización de la norma interna con la legislación internacional de los derechos humanos es una obligación ineludible de los Estados.
2/Rev. 1. 13 SIR NIGEL RODLEY CERD in respect of states parties that have made the requisite declaration under ICERD Article 14 and to the CEDAW Committee in respect of states parties to the CEDAW Optional Protocol. Moreover, the nature of the activity of the two types of mechanisms is generally different. The treaty bodies, when considering individual cases, do so for the purpose of formulating ‘views’ as to whether or not there has been a violation. This is the practice of only one of the special procedures.
Ninguna circunstancia excepcional puede invocarse para justificar la tortura. Ni un estado de guerra, inestabilidad política o emergencia pública puede justificarla. Las denuncias de torturas o malos tratos deben ser investigadas pronta y eficazmente por las autoridades competentes. Los culpables deben ser castigados y las victimas disponer de recursos legales, inclusive del derecho a obtener debida reparación. La tortura constituye una forma agravada y deliberada de trato o pena cruel, inhumano o degradante y todas esas categorías de tratamientos inhumanos han sido determinados como una ofensa a la dignidad humana y considerados como violación a los principios de la Carta de las Naciones Unidas y de los Derechos Humanos y libertades fundamentales.