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Human Rights Committee

International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,
G.A. res. 2200A (XXI), 21 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 16) at 52, U.N. Doc. A/6316 (1966), 999 U.N.T.S. 171, entered into force Mar. 23, 1976.
Ratification information
Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,
G.A. res. 2200A (XXI), 21 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 16) at 59, U.N. Doc. A/6316 (1966), 999 U.N.T.S. 302, entered into force March 23, 1976.
Ratification information
Second Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, aiming at the abolition of the death penalty,
G.A. res. 44/128, annex, 44 U.N. GAOR Supp. (No. 49) at 207, U.N. Doc. A/44/49 (1989), entered into force July 11, 1991.
Ratification information
Rules of Procedure of the Human Rights Committee,
U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/3/Rev.3 (1994). 
Human Rights Committee Jurisprudence

General comments adopted by the Human Rights Committee

Human Rights Committee Comments on Country Reports
Procedural Decisions of the Human Rights Committee
Guidelines Regarding the Form and Contents of Periodic Reports from States Parties,
U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/20/Rev.2 (1995). 
Consolidated Guidelines for State reports under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights,
U.N. Doc. CCPR/C/66/GUI/Rev.2 (2001).
Individual Complaint Procedure
Link to the official Human Rights Committee site at the UNHCHR
More primary documents on civil and political rights

 




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