Human Rights Committee General Comment No. 23: Article 27 (Rights of Minorities)

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General Comment NO. 23 was adopted by the Human Rights Committee in 1994 to interpret article 27 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Article 27 of ICCPR is the most widely accepted legally binding provision on minorities and mandates the rights of ethnic, religious and linguistic minority to enjoy their own culture, to profess their own religion, and to use their own language.

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OHCHR
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1994

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