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NZHistory, New Zealand history online - human rights

18 Jan 2017 21:24 | Author: greenfish998 | Category: Best technical resume template

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 December 1948 ( General Assembly resolution 217 A ) as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into over 500 languages.

Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people,

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    семон 18 Jan 2017 02:56

    Learn more regarding the United Nations protections of equal rights through the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, including the final 10 articles of the official.

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    ariunbold tserenjav 18 Jan 2017 06:15

    I think what it means is that if your the fundamental rights granted to you by the constitution or by law have been violated, then you have the right to receive "remedy" from the courts of the nation - whether that be an apology, money, or some other sort of compensation.

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    greenrabbit861 18 Jan 2017 04:38

    Libertarian here. It is a treaty saying that certain countries will not treat its subjects inhumanely. This is one of the few international treaties that I support. It was signed in 1948 and is similar to our bill of rights, but contains 30 instead of 10