The International Bill of Human Rights – Politics & Priorities – Where Does America Stand?52m | Nov 9, 2020
-Guest: Attorney, Jamil Dakwar, Director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s Human Rights Program (HRP)
Discussion is on the International Bill of Rights – (3 parts) including: the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) adopted in 1948 after WWII, and the International Covenant on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights. Specifically, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICESCR), is a “multilateral treaty” adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in December 1966, and put in force in March 1976. Yet, the Trump State Department is weakening the rapport with both the international community, while exacerbating the international norms.
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