Apartheid Convention

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ICSPCA
International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid[1]
LocationNew York
Effective30 November 1973
Condition109 parties

The 1973 United Nations International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid was the first binding international treaty which declared the crime of apartheid and racial segregation under international law.[2][3][4] It was adopted by the General Assembly on 30 November 1973 and came into force on 18 July 1976. It passed by 91 votes in favor, four against (Portugal, South Africa, the United Kingdom and the United States) and 26 abstentions.[2] 111 countries are currently parties to the convention.[4]

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  1. ^ "International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (ICSPCA)" (PDF). United Nations Treaties Collection. UN. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid". legal.un.org. United Nations Office of Legal Affairs. Archived from the original on 2013-10-13. Retrieved 2022-01-04.
  3. ^ "International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid," United Nations, New York, as accessed at https://treaties.un.org/Pages/showDetails.aspx?objid=0800000280035e63
  4. ^ a b "International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid". treaties.un.org. United Nations Treaty Collection. Depositary: Status of Treaties, Chapter IV, 7. Archived from the original on 2020-08-13. Retrieved 2022-01-04.