Indian National Green Party


National Policy-Human Rights

1.1 Principles
The Indian National Green Party believe that it is essential to:
a) ensure that basic human rights are respected in all countries;
b) avoid compromising on human rights for economic or political expediency;
c) recognise democratic institutions as a fundamental human right; and
d) work towards the sovereignty and self-determination of entities with historical, cultural and ecological identity.
1.2 Goals
The Indian National Green Party will pursue policies that :
a) restrict cooperation with governing regimes that violate human rights;
b) actively engage with other countries to promote human rights;
c) bring diplomatic and commercial pressures on regimes that violate human rights, to ensure that they respect the basic rights of their citizens;
d) keep the interests of disempowered communities foremost in all dealings with countries in which human rights violations occur;
e) support the end of colonialism and press for resolution of colonial conflicts through the UN framework;
f) develop a more distinctive and effective role for the International Court of Justice in the field of human rights; and
g) support, through the UN framework, democratic and economic reforms in countries coming out of totalitarian control..