Hastings International and Comparative Law Review


Since the ratification in Helsinki in 1975 of the Final Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe (CSCE), the Soviet bloc nations have resisted effective implementation of many agreed upon provisions of the Act, particularly those dealing with Human Rights. In the process of outlining the flaws in the Soviet position, the authors suggest specific steps to guide Western negotiators at the 1980 CSCE meeting in Madrid.