Part III Civil and Political Rights, 23 Rights of Non-discrimination—Articles 2(1), 3, and 26
From: The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Cases, Materials, and Commentary (3rd Edition)
Sarah Joseph, Melissa Castan
- Equality before the law — Languages, regional or minority — Right to property — Derogations — Freedom of thought, conscience, and religion — Conscientious objection — Nationality of individuals — Right to non-discrimination — Minorities — Religion
1. Each State Party to the present Covenant undertakes to respect and to ensure to all individuals within its territory and subject to its jurisdiction the rights recognised in the present Covenant, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. The States Parties to the present Covenant undertake to ensure the equal right of men and women to the enjoyment of all civil and political rights set forth in the present Covenant. All persons are equal...