Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

Definition

Adopted by the United Nations in 1948, the UDHR details the inalienable rights and freedoms to which all persons are inherently entitled. Although the UDHR itself is not binding, because the UDHR has been incorporated into countless international treaties, national constitutions, and human rights laws, many aspects of the UDHR are classified as binding customary international law.

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