Persisting Concern For Human Rights
Coming U.N. Parley on Rights of Individuals
Representatives of governments, of international agencies, and of non-governmental groups are to convene on April 22 at Teheran, Iran, for three weeks of discussion about human rights. The conference, called by the United Nations, will review progress made and the problems ahead in achieving worldwide recognition and protection of the rights of individuals. The Teheran meeting will be one of the highlights in observance of 1968 as the International Year for Human Rights.
A resolution adopted in 1963 by the U.N. General Assembly designated 1968 as a year in which to pay special attention to human rights. President Johnson on Oct. 11, 1967, proclaimed 1968 a year of rededication to human rights in the United ...