Sunday, March 13, 2016

1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Grace Poe; Justice Carpio's dissent

"x x x.

Article 15(1) of the UDHR simply affirms the right of every human being to a nationality. Being a mere declaration, such right guaranteed by the UDHR does not obligate states to automatically confer nationality to a foundling at birth, much less natural-born citizenship at birth as understood under the Philippine Constitution.

x x x."

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