The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 1966 was drafted to complement and strengthen the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

The text retains civil and political rights known as "freedom rights" which aim to protect individuals against state interference. These include the right to life, the prohibition of torture and slavery, the right to freedom and security, …

The Convention's text in PDF format 


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