The incompatibility of WMDs with the right to life (Article 6 ICCPR) – a submission to the UN Human Rights Committee

By Daniel Rietiker The UN Human Rights Committee is currently drafting a new General Comment No. 36 on the right to life. Since the current draft does not entirely reflect the duties of the States Parties to the 1966 International Covenant on Civil and Politicial Rights (ICCPR) with regards WMD, including nuclear weapons, Swiss Lawyers…