Legal Basis for Formal Protest of Land Loss - June 19, 2014

This was done by the International Law Resource Center in Washington, DC and is provided for information only.

The following was provided by a friend of FOTONNA:

*The Leahy Law prohibits assistance to individuals or units of any > foreign military or police body that commit gross human rights abuses; > > * > >

*The Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948 (Art. 25 (1);

*The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights of 1966 > (Art. 17);

*The International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of > Racial Discrimination of 1969 (Art. 5 (e) (111);

*The Convention on the Rights of the Child of 1990 (Arts. 16, 27); and,

*General Comments 4 (1991) and 7 (1997) of the UN Committee on > Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, that protect the human and > civil rights of all persons, even and especially those persons who > are living under Occupation.


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