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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Transcript of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 1 All human beings are born free
and equal in dignity and rights.
They are endowed with reason
and conscience and should act
towards one another in a spirit of
brotherhood. Article 2 Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms
set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of
any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, reli-
on, political or other opinion, national or social or-
igin, property, birth or other status. Futhermore,
no distinction shall be made on the basis of the poli-
tical, jurisdictional or international status of the
country or territory to which a person belongs,
wetherit be independent, trust, non-self-governing
or under any other limitations of sovereignty. Article 3 Everyone has the right to
life, liberty, and security of
person. Article 4 No one shall be held in slavery
or servitude; slavery and the slave
trade shall be prohibited in all their
forms Article 5 No one shall be subjected
to torture or to cruel, inhuman
or degrading treatment or
punishment Article 6 Everyone has the right to
recognition everywhere as
a person before the law. Article 7 All are equal before the law and are
entitled without any discrimination
to equal protection of the law. All
are entitled to equal protection
against any discrimination in vio-
lation of this Declaration and against
any incitement to such
discrimination. Article 8 Everyone has the right to an
effective remedy by the competent
national tribunals for acts violating
the fundamental rights granted to
him by the constitution or by law Article 9 No one shall be subjected to
arbitrary arrest, detention or
exile Article 10 Everyone is entitled in full equality to a
fair and public hearing by an independent
and impartial tribunal, in the determination
of his rights and obligations and of any
criminal charge against him. Article 11 Article 12 No one shall be subjected to
arbitrary interference with
his privacy, family, home, or
correspondence, nor to attacks
upon his honor and reputation.
Everyone has the right to the
protection of the law against
such interference or attacks Article 13 A) Everyone has the right to freedom
of borders and residence within the
borders of each state.
B) Everyone has the right to leave any
country, including his own, and return
to his country. Article 14 A) Everyone has the right to seek and
to enjoy in other countries asylum
from persecution.
B) This right may not be invoked
in the case of prosecutions genuinely
arising from non-political crimes or from
acts contrary to the purposes and principles
of the UN Article 15 A) Everyone has the right to a nationality.
B) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his
nationality nor denied the right to change
his nationality Article 16 A) Men and Women of full age, without any limitation
due to race, nationality or religion have the right to ma-
rry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal
rights as to marriage, during marriage, and at its
dissolution. B) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free
and full consent of the intending spouses. C) The family is the natural and fundamental group
unit of society and is entitled to protection by society
and the State. Article 17 A) Everyone has the right to own property
alone as well as in association with others.
B) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of
his property. Article 18 Everyone has the right to freedom of thought,
conscience and religion; this right includes
freedom to change his religion or belief, and
freedom, either alone or in a community with
others and in public or private, to manifest his
religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship
and observance. Article 19 Everyone has the right to freedom of
opinion and expression; this right
includes freedom to hold opinions
without interference and to seek,
receive and impart information and
ideas through any media and rega-
rdless of frontiers. Article 20 A) Everyone has the right
to freedom of peaceful assembly
and association.
B) No one may be compelled to
belong to an association. Article 21 A) Everyone has the right to take
part in the government of his coun-
try, directly or through freely
chosen representatives. B) Everyone has the right to equal
access to public service in his country. C) The will of the people shall be the
basis of the authority of government;
this will shall be expressed in periodic
amd genuine elections which shall be
by universal and equal suffrage and
shall be held by secret vote or by equivalent
free voting procedures. Article 22 Everyone, as a member of society, has the
right to social security and is entitled to
realization, through national effort and
international cooperation and in accord-
ance with the organization and resources
of each State, of the economic, social and
cultural rights indispensable for his
dignity and the free development of his
personality. Article 23 A) Everyone has the right to work, to
free choice of employment, to just and
favorable conditions of work and to
protect against unemployment. B) Everyone, without discrimination,
has the right to equal pay for equal
work. C) Everyone who works has the right
to just and favorable remuneration
ensuring for himself and his family
an exisence worthy of human dignity,
and supplemented, if necesary, by
other means of social protection. D) Everyone has the right to form and
to join trade unions for the protection
of his interests. Article 24 Everyone has the right to
rest and leisure, including
reasonable limitation of
working hours and periodic
holidays with pay. A) Everyone has the right to a standard of
living adequate for the health and well
being of himself and his family including
food, clothing, housing, medical care
and necessary social services, and the
right to security in the event of unem-
ployment, sickness, disability, widow-
hood, old age or other lack of livelihood
in circumstances beyond his control. B) Motherhood and childhood are
entitled to special care and assistance.
All children, whether born in or out of
wedlock, shall enjoy the same social
protection. Article 26 A) Everyone has the right to education. Education
shall be free, at least in the elementary and fund-
emental stages. Elementary education shall be
compulsory. Technical and profession education
shall be made generally available and higher
education shall be equally accessible to all on the
basis of merit. B) Education shall be directed to the full develop-
ment of the human personality and to the strengthening
of respect for human rights and fundamental
freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance
and friendship among all nations, racial or religious
groups and shall further the activities of the UN for
the maintenance of peace. C) Parents have prior right to choose the kind of
education that shall be given to their children. Article 27 A) Everyone has the right to freely participate
in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy
the arts and to share in scientific advancement
and its benefits.
B) Everyone has the right to the protection of
the moral and material interests resulting from
any scientific, literary or artistic production of
which he is the author. Article 28 Everyone is entitled to a social and
international order in which the
rights and freedoms set forth in this
Declaration can be fully realized. Article 29 A) Everyone has duties to the community
in which alone the free and full develop-
ment of his personality is possible. B) In the exercise of his rights and free-
doms, everyone shall be subjected only to
such limitations as are determined by law
solely for the purpose of securing due to
recognition and respect for the rights and
freedoms of others and of meeting the just
requirements of morality, public order and
the general welfare in democratic society. C) These rights and freedoms may in no
case be exercised contrary to the purposes
and principles of the UN. Article 30 Nothing in this Declaration may
be interpreted as implying for any
State, group or person any right
to engage in any activity or to
perform any act aimed at the
destruction of any of the rights and
freedoms set forth herein. Everybody is born free and is equal,to all other
races. Everybody is entitled to these rights with no discrimination what so ever. Everyone has a right to live. Nobody can be any ones puppet. Nobody can be tortured. Everyone is a person before the law. The law cant have favoritism. Everyone has the right to a judge and a jury. No one can be arrested at random. People have the right to privacy. People can travel if they want. Everyone is able to transfer to another country's asylum to avoid persecution. Everyone has the right to choose and be a part of a nationality. Everyone is allowed to marry with consent. Everyone has the right to own property. People can think what they want. Everyone can think what they want. Everyone can join up with whoever peacefully. Everyone gets a judge and jury. Everyone can participate in
government affairs. Anyone can get social security if needed Everybody can work. Everyone can get days off and holidays,
with pay. Everyone has a living standard to
keep a person and his family healthy,
moms and kids can get extra care. Everyone has the right to schooling. Everyone can be apart of the community. People, public property and the community deserves respect. Nobody can take way these rights. Everyone must respect the 'social order' that is necessary for all these rights to be available. A) Everyone charged with a penal offense
has the right to be presumed innocent until
proved guilty according to law in a public
trial at which he has had all the guarantees
necessary for his defense.
B) No one shall be held guilty of any penal
offense on account of any act or omission
which did not constitute a penal offense,
under national or international law, at the
time when it was committed. Nor shall a
heavier penalty be imposed than the one that
was applicable at the time the penal offense
was committed. Everybody should be considered innocent
until proven guilty. If somebody's rights are broken they can go to the police. Everyone is a person before the law.
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