Human rights

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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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 […]

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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 describe […]

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International Human Rights

Common standards are applied, not just within the United Kingdom, but across the world in the form of human rights. Both of these sets of standards, however, necessarily treat people differently. The law and rights centre on the idea of equality for everyone, without realising that this in an impossible goal, and, most importantly, without […]

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Prejudice And Discrimination Analysis

In this essay I will consider the teachings of equality and human rights in the Christian and Muslim communities. I will also be examining the work of Martin Luther King, a Christian leader and Malcolm X, a Muslim leader, who have both fought against inequality. Finally, I will share my own opinions and those of […]

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Human Rights and Sexuality in Africa

Human rights refer to every person’s freedoms and entitlements to live in dignity. Sexual human rights require an environment in which all persons can control and decide freely on matters related to their sexuality; are free from violence, coercion or intimidation in their sexual lives; have access to sexual and reproductive health care information, education […]

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The Universal Deceleration of Human Rights/Adolf Hitler

To a large extent to which the creation of the United Nations and the fundamental rights expressed in The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 1948 was driven by the atrocities that occurred during World War Two and a need to protect human rights in the future. Although the UDHR was such a might establishment it […]

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Civil Rights in the United States

In total there are fifteen laws that count towards the topic of civil rights in the United States, alone. Kenji Yoshino, author of “The New Civil Rights” says that in order for us to turn our current beliefs into a set of ‘new’ civil rights, law must play a role. Obvious enough, law alone cannot […]

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Human Rights and Right of Privacy

“Civilization is the progress towards a society of privacy. The savage’s whole existence is public ruled by law of his tribe. Civilization is the process of setting man free from men” – Ayn Rand : The Fountain head, 1943. The idea of privacy is as old as Bibalical notion of creation of progenies on earth. […]

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Writ of Habeas Corpus

Habeas Corpus has been around for very many years. Although no one knows its exact origin it still dates back pretty far. Habeas Corpus has been seen as a good thing and a bad thing. It has been around for every war we have had. It has also been suspended by two of our presidents […]

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Case Study: Union Oil Company of California in Burma

I. Dilemma and Stakeholders Union Oil Company of California (Unocal) specialized in developing oil fields around Los Angeles and operating all aspects of the oil business such as extraction, refining, distribution, marketing and even retail. Owning to depletion of oil fields in the United States, the company decided to turn to invest in energy projects […]

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General Social Care Council

1.Equality is about treating people fairly regardless of their differences, by ensuring that they have access to the same life opportunities as everyone else, ie that they have equal opportunities. Diversity means variety, for example age, sex, sexual orientation, physical characteristics such as height, weight and skin colour, ability, personal experiences and personal attributes, such […]

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Capital Punishment in the UK

The execution of humans for the commitment of specific crimes as a way of punishment is a sentence received after an appropriate judgment in front of the law. This is known as Capital Punishment, and is generally used as a penalty for specifics and severe murder. Capital punishment is considered in some country as proper […]

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Equality, Diversity And Rights

In this assignment I am going to design a booklet explaining of how national initiatives promote anti-discriminatory practice. I am going to explain an assessment of the influences of a recent national policy initiative promoting anti-discriminatory practice in health and social care settings. Then I am going to evaluate the success of a recent initiative […]

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Rights of Ordinary Shareholders

The ordinary shareholders are having the following rights in respect of shares held by them: 1. Right to vote: As the ordinary shareholders of a company are its owners, they are entitled to elect the board of directors. The board, in turn, select the management and management actually controls the operations of the company. This […]

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Feelings in Mind

Along with the development of technology, there are great changes in people’s daily lives. On the one hand, the use of technology in various territories brings people great convenience. On the other hand, these advanced techniques may cause some problems in social and personal aspects. In the essay “Alone Together”, the author, Sherry Turkle, illustrates […]

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Democracy and the Human rights Essay

Human rights refer to the fundamental rights to life, the pursuit of happiness and the liberty of life. Thus this refers to the complete freedom one expects from their governments and the authorities that protect them from their daily lives. The human rights are considered the individual possessions and are the best for any individual […]

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