Asian Drafters

  • Robin Ramcharan
  • Bertrand Ramcharan


Asian drafters included members of the Drafting Committee from China, Lebanon and India, who made major contributions to framing universal values. Drafters from other Asian countries also shaped the UDHR. They include delegates from Iran, Iraq, Pakistan, the Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Syria and Turkey. One may include Egypt, which had close affinities with Asia. Their collective contributions over the two years of the drafting process show strong Asian imprints on the UDHR.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robin Ramcharan
    • 1
    • 2
  • Bertrand Ramcharan
    • 3
  1. 1.Webster UniversityBangkokThailand
  2. 2.Asia CentreBangkokThailand
  3. 3.Emeritus President, UPR InfoAlythUK

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