FOUNDATION: Unit V. International Human Rights in the Domestic US Context 7 of 7

Now What Do You Think?

Now that you’ve completed this unit, how would you answer these questions?

  • Should the US ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child?
  • Should the US ratify the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights?
  • Should the US ratify the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women?

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A Time to Kill? Child Soldiers and
the Global Portrait
The United States and
the Issue of Genocide
The Death Penalty
and September 11

Higher Law: US Constitution
or International Law?
International Law and
United States Resistance
Hard Work:
Children and Assembly Lines

A TIME TO KILL (1996) Plot Summary
Declaration of Independence
Declaration of Independence (pdf)
Oklahoma City Bombing Trial
Department of Justice Report on Ruby Ridge, Idaho
Washington Post: The Waco Siege
BBC Country Profile: Rwanda
Quotes about Thoreau's CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE
Prevent Genocide International
Sand Creek Massacre National Historical Site
Wounded Knee Massacre
Cherokee Trail of Tears
Trail of Tears
International Criminal Court Overview
    International Criminal Court (ICC)
    ICC Home
Hague Law: Part of International Humanitarian Law
Hague Law: Full Text
Overview International Court of Justice (ICJ)
Person of Interest
International Child Labor Laws
Bureau of International Labor Affairs
US Dept. of Labor: Youth and Labor
The History Place: Child Labor in America
Child Labor in the US
BBC: Gap and Nike: No Sweat
PBS: No Sweat: Labor's Pains
Law of Armed Conflict (pdf file)
Law of Armed Conflict (word document)
International Law and the Use of Force
US Constitution
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Universal Declaration of Human Rights (pdf)
ICCPR (Civil and Political Rights)
ICESCR (Economic, Social and Cultural Rights)
CEDAW (Discrimination Against Women)
CRC (Rights of the Child)
Convention Against Torture
CERD (Elimination of Racial Discrimination)
Genocide Convention
Overview US Patriot Act
US Patriot Act
Profile of Terror Suspect Zacarias Moussaoui
    Web Resource #1
    Web Resource #2
House of Representatives Support for Genocide Convention
Human Rights Watch: Facts About Child Soldiers

  Unit VI. International Implementation,
Monitoring, and Enforcement