Election Obligations & Standards Database
"The enjoyment of rights and freedoms on an equal footing, however, does not mean identical treatment in every instance…Furthermore, article 25 guarantees certain political rights, differentiating on grounds of citizenship."
UN (CCPR): General Comment No. 18: Non-discrimination
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General Comment No. 18: Non-discrimination
Discrimination means any distinction, exclusion, restriction, or preference on the basis of race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, or national or social origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.