Rene Samuel Cassin

Rene Samuel Cassin

French lawyer and university professor, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 1968
As corollaries to the right of every individual to life and to full participation in society, the Declaration incorporated in the list of human rights the right to work and a certain number of economic, social, and cultural rights.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:42]
The single outstanding exception was the broad yet precise mandate communicated by the General Assembly in 1946 to prepare as soon as possible the Charter of Human Rights which the San Francisco Conference had not had the time or the courage to draw up.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:42]
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]
How is it that, once victory took form and the horrible spectacle of the extermination camps was revealed, we could have shamelessly broken the promises given to the peoples in those years of ordeal?More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:46]
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]

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