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General Comments/Recommendations

The UN Human Rights Treaty Committees publish their interpretation of the content of human rights provisions, known as general comments on thematic issues or methods of work.
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CCPR General Comment No. 25: Article 25 (Participation in Public Affairs and the Right to Vote), The Right to Participate in Public Affairs, Voting Rights and the Right of Equal Access to Public Service

12 July 1996 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 24: Issues Relating to Reservations Made upon Ratification or Accession to the Covenant or the Optional Protocols thereto, or in Relation to Declarations under Article 41 of the Covenant

4 November 1994 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 23: Article 27 (Rights of Minorities)

8 April 1994 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 22: Article 18 (Freedom of Thought, Conscience or Religion)

30 July 1993 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 21: Article 10 (Humane Treatment of Persons Deprived of Their Liberty)

10 April 1992 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 20: Article 7 (Prohibition of Torture, or Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment)

10 March 1992 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 19: Article 23 (The Family) Protection of the Family, the Right to Marriage and Equality of the Spouses

27 July 1990 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 18: Non-discrimination

10 November 1989 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 17: Article 24 (Rights of the Child)

7 April 1989 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

CCPR General Comment No. 16: Article 17 (Right to Privacy), The Right to Respect of Privacy, Family, Home and Correspondence, and Protection of Honour and Reputation

8 April 1988 | Publisher: UN Human Rights Committee (HRC) | Document type: General Comments/Recommendations

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