The Other Side of Right: Private Duties Under Human Rights Law
14 Pages Posted: 7 Jun 2014
Date Written: 1992
This short article addresses private duties under human rights law – duties that appear expressly and by implication in various human rights instruments such as the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the American Declaration of the Rights and Duties of Man, the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, and the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights. Private duties under international criminal law are also addressed.
Keywords: African Charter, American Declaration, express, duty, human right, ICCPR, implied, International Covenant, international crime, international law, private duties, Universal Declaration
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