UDHR, Art. 12; ICCPR, Arts. 2(1) and 17; European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (1950), Arts. 1 and 8; | Samuel Moyn | August 01, 2016

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UDHR, Art. 12; ICCPR, Arts. 2(1) and 17; European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (1950), Arts. 1 and 8;

UDHR

Article 12: No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.

ICCPR

Article 2 (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 recognized 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.

Article 17 (1): No one shall be subjected to arbitrary or unlawful interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to unlawful attacks on his honour and reputation. (2): Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.

European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (1950)

Article 1: The High Contracting Parties shall secure to everyone within their jurisdiction the rights and freedoms defined in Section I of this Convention.

Article 8 (1): Everyone has the right to respect for his private and family life, his home and his correspondence. (2): There shall be no interference by a public authority with the exercise of this right except such as is in accordance with the law and is necessary in a democratic society in the interests of national security, public safety or the economic well-being of the country, for the prevention of disorder or crime, for the protection of health or morals, or for the protection of the rights and freedoms of others.

 

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Harvard Law School

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