Rene Samuel Cassin

Rene Samuel Cassin

French lawyer and university professor, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize 1968
The Covenant of the League of Nations had envisaged sponsoring only the protection of certain categories of men: national minorities and populations of territories controlled by other countries.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:22]
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]
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]
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]
When France resolved, along with England, to lend assistance in the legitimate defense of Poland, the realization burst on us that a conflict of awesome proportions was inevitable.More Rene Samuel Cassin quotes [09/28/2011 01:09:55]

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