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The Challenge of Systemic Non-Compliance and Non-Cooperation with the Human Rights Committee’s Views: The Case of Belarus

30 Dec admin

When State Parties refuse to cooperate with the United Nations Human Rights Committee (HRC) or deliberately reject its decisions, the influence of the HRC is negatively affected and the significance of its views diminished. Since the HRC’s views “exhibit some important characteristics of a judicial decision” (UN HRC General Comment 33 (GC 33)), it follows then that their decisions should be implemented by State parties in good faith (Article 26 of the Vienna Convention on the Law of Treaties (VCLT)).

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