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Minority rights and obligations

Ramdeo Sampat Mehta

Minority rights and obligations

by Ramdeo Sampat Mehta

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Published by Canada Research Bureau in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Minorities -- Legal status, laws, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 229-230.

    Statementby R. Sampat-Mehta.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJX4231.M5 M44
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 233 p.
    Number of Pages233
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5458170M
    LC Control Number73160536

    Fatima Umar Naseef, Women in Islam: A Discourse in Rights and Obligations, London: Institute of Muslim Minority Affairs, £ / $ paperback _________ Total Amount Due. DOI link for Global Minority Rights. Global Minority Rights book. Edited By Joshua Castellino. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 15 May Pub. location London. including the new legal obligations to be undertaken by EU member states on the elimination of racial and ethnic discrimination. A review of Cited by: 3.

    The enjoyment of the rights and freedoms set forth in this Convention shall be secured without discrimination on any ground such as sex, race, colour, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, association with a national minority, property, birth or other status. Minority rights as an essential element of the international human rights legal framework:States assume obligations and duties under international law to respect, to protect and to fulfil human rights, including minority rights. Minority rights, considered under the International Human Rights framework, are universal, inalienable, independent.

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