32 Colum. Hum. Rts. L. Rev. 565 (2000-2001)
In the Shadow of Human Rights: Human Duties, Obligations, and Responsibilities

handle is hein.journals/colhr32 and id is 573 raw text is: IN THE SHADOW OF HUMAN RIGHTS:
HUMAN DUTIES, OBLIGATIONS,
AND RESPONSIBILITIES
by Ben Saul*
I. INTRODUCING THE HUMAN RESPONSIBILITIES MOVEMENT ........... 566
II. THE DRAFT UNIVERSAL DECLARATION
OF HUMAN  RESPONSIBILITIES ........................................................ 573
III. INTERNATIONAL RESPONSES TO THE DRAFT DECLARATION ........... 578
IV. CRITICISMS OF THE DRAFT DECLARATION ......................................580
A. Recognition of Duties in Human Rights Law and Theory ...... 581
1. The  Concept of Legal Duties ................................................. 583
2. Duties and Limits in International Instruments ................ 588
3. Duties and Limits in Regional Instruments ........................ 591
4. Emergent Duties in International Law ............................... 596
B. Moral Duties and the Questionable Need for a 'Global
E th ic' ........................................................................................ 602
C. Weakening of Human Rights Protections ............................... 604
D. Historical Abuse of the Notion of Obligation .......................... 607
V. CONCLUSION: THE MYTH OF MORAL CHAOS .................................. 616
VI. APPENDIX I: DRAFT UNIVERSAL DECLARATION
OF  HUMAN  RESPONSIBILITIES  ........................................................ 618
VII.APPENDIX II: COMPOSITION OF THE INTER-ACTION
COUNCIL AND ENDORSEMENT OF THE DECLARATION .................... 623

B.A. (Hons.) LLB (Hons.) (Syd); Legal Officer, Australian Law Reform Com-
mission; Commonwealth Scholar, D. Phil. Candidate in Law, University of Oxford.

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