Rene Samuel Cassin

Rene Samuel Cassin

French lawyer and university professor, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 1968
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 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]
We were thus led to organize ourselves, as men who had fought the war together, in order to support those statesmen who had truly understood the lessons of that World War, thus attempting to prevent its recurrence.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:48]
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]
The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:26]

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