INTERNATIONAL COVENANT ON CIVIL AND POLITICAL RIGHTS

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TREATIES

 

ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights T | P | E
ICCPR-OP2 Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,

aiming at the abolition of the death penalty

T | P | E

 

HUMAN RIGHTS COMMITTEE – GENERAL COMMENTS

The Human Rights Committee publishes its interpretation of the content of human rights provisions, in the form of General Comments on thematic issues.

The following is a list of some of the General Comments issued by the Human Rights Committee.

 

NO. SUBJECT YEAR LANGUAGE VERSIONS
33 Obligations of States Parties under the Optional Protocol 2008 T | P | E
32 Right to equality before courts and tribunals and to a fair trial 2007 T | P | E
31 The nature of the general legal obligation imposed on States parties 2004 T | P | E
30 Reporting obligations of States parties under article 40 2002 T | P | E
29 Article 4 (Derogations during a state of emergency) 2001 T | P | E
28 Article 3 (The equality of rights between men and women) 2000 T | P | E
27 Article 12 (Freedom of movement) 1999 T | P | E
26 Continuity of obligations 1997 T | P | E
25 Article 25 (Participation in public affairs and the right to vote) 1996 T | PE
24 Reservations to the Covenant or Optional Protocols or declarations under article 41 of the Covenant 1994 T | P | E
23 Article 27 (Rights of minorities) 1994 T | P | E
22 Article 18 (Freedom of thought, conscience or religion) 1993 T | P | E
21 Article 10 (Humane treatment of persons deprived of their liberty) 1992 T | P | E
20 Article 7 (Prohibition of torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment) 1992 T | P | E
19 Article 23 (The family) 1990 T | P | E
18 Non-discrimination 1989 T | P | E
17 Article 24 (Rights of the child) 1989 T | P | E
16 Article 17 (Right to privacy) 1988 T | P | E
15 The position of aliens under the Covenant 1986 T | P | E
14 Article 6 (Right to life) 1984 T | P | E
13 Article 14 (Administration of Justice) (Replaced by General Comment No. 32) 1984 T | P | E
12 Article 1 (Right to self-determination) 1984 T | P | E
11 Article 20 (Prohibition of propaganda for war and inciting national, racial or religious hatred)  1983 T | P | E
10 Article 19 (Freedom of opinion) 1983 T | P | E
9 Article 10 (Humane treatment of persons deprived of their liberty) (Replaced by General Comment No. 21) 1982 T | P | E
8 Article 9 (Right to liberty and security of persons) 1982 T | P | E
7 Article 7 (Prohibition of torture or cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment) (Replaced by General Comment No. 20) 1982 T | P | E
6 Article 6 (Right to life) 1982 T | P | E
5 Article 4 (Derogations) (Replaced by General Comment No. 29) 1981 T | P | E
4 Article 3 (Equal enjoyment of civil and political rights by men and women) 1981 T | P | E
3 Article 2 (Implementation at the national level) 1981 T | P | E
2 Reporting guidelines 1981 T | P | E
1 Reporting obligation (Replaced by General Comment No. 30) 1981 T | P | E

 

The English version of all general comments/general recommendations of all human rights treaty bodies can be downloaded here.