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The Universal Declaration is the basis of the International Bill of Human Rights and the core of the contemporary international human rights system. This work documents the cooperation of authors who are all deeply involved in human rights research and documentation, providing a commentary on
the Universal Declaration. Each provision of the Universal Declaration is covered. It provides both analysis and a review of its origin, the negotiation leading up to its adoption, and subsequent conventions and other international instances.

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Human rights.