Developing Human Rights Jurisprudence

First Judicial Colloquium on the Domestic Application of International Human Rights Norms: Bangalore, India, 24–26 February 1988

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One of an eightvolume series recording the development of international jurisprudence in human rights issues and, in particular, the domestic application of international human rights norms.



Opening Ceremony Address

In his highly enlightening inaugural speech Hon Justice Bhagwati has stressed the great importance of basic human rights and the duties of judges in enforcing them. He said that concept and purpose of all human rights are to be found in the words 'right to happiness' and 'right to enjoyment of resources' of all individuals.


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