The Right to Leave

Marshall, Eliot
October 1973
New Republic;10/20/73, Vol. 169 Issue 16, p9
Discusses the international law of the right to travel under the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations General Assembly. Freedom of an individual to move and reside within the borders of each state; Ability of an individual to leave any country and to return to his country; Consideration to seek and enjoy in other countries asylum.


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