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Understanding state’s application of International Human Rights Law

P.C. Arinze-Umobi
C.N. Arinze-Umobi


The emergence of the State is a crucial development in the evolution of human rights precisely because so many rights, if not most of them, are State-centered. The State is a bearer of duties in respect of individual persons, who depend on it for the protection of their rights and are entitled to claim against it for violations of those rights. The application of these human rights is the crux of this work.

Keywords: Human Rights, State’s Application, International Law, Human Beings