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To mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), in 2008 FMR published a short supplement to enhance debate and understanding in the Islamic world of the concepts and instruments of international human rights. We are now publishing this revised and updated edition, alongside an issue of FMR on North Africa where the uprisings of 2011 can lead to opportunities to enhance the rule of law and improve the implementation of rights. The 12-page supplement includes three articles on the applicability of international laws and conventions in Islam, plus the full texts of the UDHR, the 1990 Cairo Declaration and the May 2012 Ashgabat Declaration.

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