International Laws

BORN FREE AND EQUAL   

2012-September-14

A new publication of the UN Human Rights Office sets out the source and scope of State obligations under international human rights law to protect the human rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. The 60-page booklet, entitled “Born Free and Equal”, focuses on five core areas where State action is most urgently required – from protecting people from homophobic violence, to preventing torture, decriminalizing homosexuality, prohibiting discrimination, and safeguarding freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly for all LGBT people.

GUIDING PRINCIPLES ON BUSINESS AND HUMAN RIGHTS: Implementing the United Nations “Protect, Respect and Remedy” Framework   

2011-December-30

Social awareness of the practices of business enterprises began in the 1970s and increased in the 1990s with the worldwide expansion of the private sector. There was increasing attention to the human rights impact of businesses. People began to question whether businesses were being held accountable for their conduct. This included businesses that were owned, operated or controlled, in whole or in part, by the State...

Extradition Treaty Between the Kingdom of Cambodia, and the Kingdom of Thailand (1999)   

1999-May-06

The main purposes of this Treaty​ is to state the agreement between Cambodia and Thailand about the mutual agreement in exchanging offenses and other mechanisms to facilitate this extradition.

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