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Secretary of State announces commission on unalienable rights

Jul 10, 2019 - Legal Monitor Worldwide
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(JURIST) - US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday announced the formation of the Commission on Unalienable Rights based on Eleanor Roosevelts 1948 Universal Declaration on Human Rights.

Pompeo said the Commission, which is to be composed of human rights experts, activists, philosophers and members of both political parties, will guide him regarding the role of human rights as they relate to American foreign policy.

The Secretary went on to say that continued human rights abuses ...