Bangkok Human Rights Conference Adopts Declaration in Preparation for International Convention, Calling into Question International Enforcement

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Saturday, May 1, 1993
Author: 
Kimberly Jeneece Jenkins
Volume: 
9
Issue: 
5
192
Abstract: 
The Asian Regional Meeting for the Second World Conference on Human Rights, which included delegates from 49 countries, was held in Bangkok from March 29 to April 2, 1993. The conference was held in preparation for the upcoming world conference on human rights in Vienna in June. The members of the conference adopted the Bangkok Declaration which reaffirmed the Asian commitment to the principles of national sovereignty, territorial integrity and non-interference when dealing with human rights…[more]