David Johnson


David Johnson was the formerly the Secretary to the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (CERD) and the Group of Three; he was later appointed as the Representative of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights to Southern Africa.

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The Crime of Apartheid beyond Southern Africa: A Call to Revive the Apartheid Convention’s “Group of Three”

The International Convention on the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid (the “Apartheid Convention”) is a much understudied and overlooked human rights treaty. This is surprising given how often apartheid is mentioned in public discourse. The Apartheid Convention was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 30 November 1973, and entered into force on…

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