The Challenge of Human Rights – CHARLES MALIK and the Universal Declaration

Habib C. Malik

Publisher:The Centre for Lebanese Studies and the Charles Malik Foundation. Oxford, 2000.

Ebook ISBN:1-87055-237-7

Charles Malik of Lebanon was a key player at the UN in this historical drama that extracted a set of universal human rights out of the chaos of antagonistic ideologies and clashing world-views. This book contains a distillation of his writings, interventions and reflections on the making of the Universal Declaration, the contentious issues grappled with along the way, some of the personalities involved in the process, and the laborious stages of the process itself.

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