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By Natalie Hevener Kaufman

The USA has declined to approve such a lot human rights treaties, regardless of common aid for such treaties between different Western democracies. This examine explores the legacy of the Fifties, whilst competition to the treaties used to be articulated, and the residual power of that competition in modern deliberations.

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Page 46 Enhance Soviet/Communist Influence At times the treaty was associated with advancing the interests of the Soviet Union in particular and communism in general.  24 One member of the ABA Committee linked Communist subversion to the civil rights movement. 25 A non­ABA opponent clearly presented another form of the antiSoviet argument.  dtizens might be tried abroad. ), of the subcommittee of the Foreign Relations Committee.  It seems to me if anybody is to be tried in an international tribunal outside of the United States there would have to be an additional treaty in Page 48 which we would express our approval of the setting up of that tribunal.

You accept the jurisdiction by treaty.  Barger: Won't the acceptance of this particular genocide treaty accomplish that?

Covenants, which specifically prohibited discrimination based on race.  It is likely that this committee was formed as a defensive action, in order to retain jurisdiction over human rights treaties and provide specific responses to the constitutional law critique that had been devised by the Committee on Peace and Law. 70 Once again, the resolutions and debate revealed the increasing power of the committee and the close connection between human rights treaties and the call for a constitutional amendment.

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