The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) was adopted by the UN GA in 1966. A The requires respect for the civil and political rights, defined as the right to life, freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of assembly, electoral rights and rights to due process and a fair trial. The Covenant is monitored for compliance by the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC).
The additional rights of Children are addressed in Articles 6, 10, and 14.
Publication Date: 1966
Date added: August 2, 2018