Steps taken by UN for elimination of racial discrimination in South Africa

The UN passed several resolutions banning Racial Discrimination. In 1974 the Assembly established an 18 member committee known as the “Special Committee against Apartheid”. It implemented resolutions of the UN as to the boycott of South Africa in the spheres of sports and culture in 1977. The International Conference on Sanctions against South Africa (Paris, May 1981) called for the imposition of sanctions against South Africa and international action to isolate her.


Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Human rights refer to freedoms and rights which should be available to all human beings irrespective of their caste, class, gender, and religion. These rights include the right to life, the right to freedom of speech and expression, the right to equality, the right to education, etc. Read more

The High Courts and Subordinate Courts

The Constitution of India has provided for a High Court for each state. However, there may be one High Court for two states or union territories. This depends on the area and the population of the state or union territory. There are 21 High Courts in India. Delhi is the only union territory that has a High Court of its own. Read more

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