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International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR)

United Nations International Human Rights Instruments and Resources Conventions/Treaties United Nations 1966 Convention/treaty human rights

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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is a UN human rights treaty adopted by the General Assembly on December 16, 1966, and in force from March 23, 1976. It commits its parties to respect the civil and political rights of individuals, including the right to life, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, electoral rights and rights to due process and a fair trial.

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