Siracusa Principles

United Nations, Economic and Social Council, U.N. Sub-Commission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection of Minorities, Siracusa Principles on the Limitation and Derogation of Provisions in the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

-“Public Emergency which Threatens the Life of the Nation”
-Proclamation, Notification, and Termination of a Public Emergency
-“Strictly Required by the Exigencies of the Situation”
-Non-Derogable Rights
-General Principles on the Introduction and Application of a Public Emergency and Consequent Derogation Measures
-Recommendations Concerning the Functions and Duties of the Human Rights Committee and United Nations Bodies

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