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What Did the Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination Stand For? - History and Civics

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What did the Declaration on the Elimination of all forms of Racial Discrimination stand for?

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The Declaration on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination was adopted by the General Assembly in 1963 to combat racism and Apartheid in the world with special emphasis in South Africa. It declared that discrimination between human beings on grounds of race, colour, ethnic origin was an offense to human dignity, a denial of Charter principles, a violation of the right proclaimed in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and an obstruction in development of peaceful relations among people.

Concept: General Assembly, the Security Council, and the International Court of Justice
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ICSE ICSE Class 10 History and Civics
Chapter 23 Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Short Questions II | Q 9
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