Crucible

Violation of Human Rights in The Crucible

IB English Exam A2 Question #2 : Violations of the Declaration of Human Rights during the Salem Witch Trials During the Salem witch trials, many violations of todays Universal Declaration of Human Rights occurred. Inclusively, some are still being done today. Upon having a victim under an acusation, many articles were not respected. This is […]

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Human Rights In Tibet

Human Rights in Tibet In 1949, newly communist China sent 35,000 troops to invade Tibet (Tibet Support Group UK 1). The year after that a treaty was made. The treaty acknowledged sovereignty over Tibet, but recognized the Tibetan government’s autonomy with respect to internal affairs. The Chinese violated the treaty on many occasions, though. This […]

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U.s Human Rights Intervention

Should the U.S. intervene to prevent or end violations of human rights (including genocide) in foreign countries when these violations do not directly affect other American interests? The United States is a growing global power and presence. Most other countries are not. We are often called upon to engage in conflict situations like preventing violations […]

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Human rights in yugoslavia (98

Yugoslavia became a Communist state in 1945 under the leadership of Josip Broz Tito, who ruled until his death in 1980. Under Tito, Yugoslavia developed its own form of Communism, independent of control by the Soviet Union. The Soviet Union was the most powerful Communist country in the world until 1991. The Communists in Yugoslavia […]

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Human Rights Violations Against Women

Human rights violations against women have, for too long, been deniedthe attention and concern of international organizations, national governments, traditional human rights groups and the press. Meanwhile, hundreds of millions of girls and women around the world continue to endure debilitating and often fatal human rights abuses. These are only a few instances of abuse […]

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An Introduction To Human Rights

Introduction This paper evaluates how the United Kingdom’s (UK) membership of the European Union (EU) is significant in the current context. The paper evaluates the legal consequences that arise from the UK being part of the EU and how this affects the legal regime of the UK. The paper evaluates how being part of the […]

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The United Nations: Conflict and Negotiation In the Global Community

The United Nations (UN), (1) like its precursor the League of Nations, was established after a devastating World War in order to promote cooperation, peace, and security among countries. UN members are sovereign nations – the organization is not a world government and does not make laws. On October 24, 1945 the UN officially came […]

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Can torture ever be justified

Torture as defined by the United Nations Convention against Torture (UNCAT) is described as the purposeful infliction of extreme physical suffering on a non-consenting and defenceless human being.1 The reference to torture at an international level is only when torture is committed by a state or an agent of the state. Torture is banned through […]

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Canada’s Anti-Terrorism Act – Terrorism Protection and Fundamental Freedoms

On the morning of September 11, 2001, the Western World stood still. The death of thousands on American soil caused a ripple effect so wide the international community continues to experience the social, economic and political ramifications close to four years later. The ‘911’ attacks, led by a militant Islamist group (Al Qaeda), were the […]

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AntiTerrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001

In order to evaluate this statement we must firstly identify what a civil liberty is. In a simple sense ‘liberty entails non-interference by others with ones freedom of choice and action’ 2. There is no agreed way in which civil liberties are separated from other types of liberties; however the word civil is used to […]

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