This collection brings together in one volume a selection of the major international texts in the field of human rights, which can be used both as an introduction to this vast subject and as a working tool for students. professionals and others working in the field of human rights.
To celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Council of Europe`s European Convention on Human Rights the first international legal instrument to guarantee the protection of human rights, and to mirror the further development at universal and at regional levels of human rights standards since 1992, the first 1992 edition has now been revised and updated.
Although it cannot be considered to embrace all international texts on the subject, it is hped that this collection of basic texts in the field of human rights will porvide all interested circles with a reference book capable of providing a maximum of relevant information in an objective and precise manner.
This book responds to the growing interest in human rights among students, lawyers, teachers, diplomats and other professional groups, as well as the general public as a whole.