The state took the steps necessary to give effect to rights during the electoral process, including through the dispute resolution process
- States must take the steps necessary to give effect to human rights.
- The requirement to take steps to give effect to human rights is unqualified and of immediate effect.
- Necessary steps to give effect to human rights include education of the population and state officials in human rights.
- All branches of the government and other public or governmental authorities are responsible for meeting the obligation to give effect to human rights.
- States are required to give effect to internationally recognized human rights in domestic law.
- Necessary steps to give effect to human rights include a requirement to prevent, punish, investigate, or redress violations of human rights by non-state actors.