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International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights.

Publication Type: Primary Source

Source(s): International Covenant on Economic, Social, & Cultural Rights. 8/1/2017, p1. 11p.

Abstract: Presents the text of the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights. Provisions of the covenant.

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Publication Type: Primary Source

Source(s): Universal Declaration of Human Rights. 2009, p1. 6p.

Abstract: Presents the text of the International Declaration of Human Rights, a 1948 United Nations document. Various articles in the declaration.

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Effectiveness of Sanctions on Iran.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 4/21/2015, p47-59, 13p

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Abstract: The article examines the effectiveness of international and U.S. sanctions against Iran. Topics discussed include the effect on Iran's nuclear program decisions and intentions as well as Iran's acceptance of the interim nuclear agreement called Joint P...

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Issues for Congress.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 4/30/2013, p15-19, 5p

Abstract: The article discusses the issues to be considered by the U.S. Congress in developing its policy towards the United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council. The proposal of Congress on the U.S. funding of the Council is mentioned. The overall effectiveness ...

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Recent Council Activities.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 4/30/2013, p8-11, 4p

Abstract: The article reports on the activities of the United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council. The focus of its regular sessions and special sessions are outlined. Details of the elections held by the Council are mentioned. Controversial issues associated wi...

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Council Mandate and Procedures.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 4/30/2013, p4-8, 5p

Abstract: The article offers information on the mandate and procedures of the United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council. Among the responsibilities outlined by the U.N. General Assembly is the promotion of universal respect for the protection of all human right...

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International "Hot" Stories.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Political Intelligence Briefing; 6/28/2014, p1-6, 6p

Abstract: The article presents brief information on civil war and the use of chemical weapons in Syria. It states that the country had been subjected to various sanctions by several countries and out casted in the international community. It mentions that Syria ...

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Religious Repression: Should U.S. support of religious freedom be stronger?

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): CQ Researcher; 11/1/2013, Vol. 23 Issue 39, p933-956, 24p, 10 Color Photographs

Abstract: Copyright of CQ Researcher is the property of Sage Publications Inc. and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, o...

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The United Nations Human Rights Council: Issues for Congress.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Report; 4/30/2013, preceding p1-22, 25p

Abstract: The article discusses the possible policy issues for the U.S. Congress of the current mandate and structure of the United Nations (U.N.) Human Rights Council. A historical background of the Council and the role of the previous U.N. Human Rights Commiss...

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Kuwait: Security, Reform, and U.S. Policy.

Publication Type: Report

Source(s): Congressional Research Service: Issue Brief; 2012, preceding p1-23, 26p

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Abstract: The article presents a report that reflects on Kuwaiti government changes and political reforms as of 2012, the role of Kuwait in maintaining security in Middle East and Persian Gulf, and the efforts of the U.S. in promoting democracy in Kuwait. The to...

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