Rene Samuel Cassin

Rene Samuel Cassin

French lawyer and university professor, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 1968
The only compensation, gained through the influence of nongovernmental organizations, consisted in slightly broadening for private individuals the possibility of access and appeal to the agencies enforcing the Covenant concerned with civil and political rights.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:30]
The other salient characteristic of the Declaration is its universality: it applies to all human beings without any discrimination whatever; it also applies to all territories, whatever their economic or political regime.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:37]
And as a child I was filled with passionate admiration for acts of civic courage I had seen performed by an elderly military doctor, who was a friend of my family.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:28]
I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly after the beginning of this century that I entered active life - with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:56]
In less than eighteen months, it prepared a first draft which it submitted to the General Assembly and which, at the end of one hundred sessions of elevated, often impassioned discussion, was adopted in the form of thirty articles on December 10, 1948.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:08]

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