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Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of pers
Transcript of Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of pers
The concept of the right to life is central to debates on the issues of capital punishment, war, abortion, euthanasia.
Why is it fundamental?
To respect this right means
The right to life
not apply in any case the death penalty or torture or any other penalty
never end life of a person
no stop anyone for their decisions
not deprive anyone of being protected
10 December 1948
THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS
What is the meaning of article 3?
Violation of human rights around the world
1) Right to live - Means the right not to be killed by another human being. This concept is central to issues of capital punishment, euthanasia, self defense, abortion and war.
2) Right to liberty - Freedom to act or believe without being stopped by unnecessary force. In short, the individual has the ability to act according to his or her own will.
3) Right to security -The state of being free from danger or injury
Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person
Challenging Iran's women's rights
The government of the Islamic Republic promotes discriminatory policies. In recent years, many women have been subjected to prison sentences or corporal punishment for their participation in the campaign for One Million Signatures for the Repeal of Discriminatory Laws.
Internet access is restricted to regime elites and select university students. The state has created its own substitute “intranet” – but even this network is restricted to certain elite grade schools, select research institutions, universities, factories, and privileged individuals. Moreover, the intranet is filtered by the Korea Computer Center, which ensures that only “acceptable” information can be accessed through the network.
Internet censorship in North Korea
Capital punishment is used in many countries around the world. According to Amnesty International as at May 2012, 141 countries have abolished the death penalty either in law on in practice.
China executes the most people per year overall, with an estimated figure of 1,718 in 2008.
The entitlement of a person to make the decision to end their own life through euthanasia is commonly called a right to choose.
The right to safe abortion, to determine when and if to become a parent, and the right to healthy sexuality is an issue of both human rights and of social justice.
War, killing and violence are never humane!
THANK YOU FOR YOUR ATTENTION
“The right to life is the first among human rights.” – Pope Francis
The Vietnam War
According to a survey by the Veterans Administration, some 500,000 of the 3 million troops who served in Vietnam suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder, and rates of divorce, suicide, alcoholism and drug addiction were markedly higher among veterans.
In 2009, the Afghan Ministry of Public Health said fully two-thirds of Afghans suffer mental health problems.
Vietnamese authorities forced at least 75,000 drug addicts and prostitutes into 71 overpopulated “rehab” camps, labeling the detainees at “high risk” of contracting HIV/AIDS but providing no treatment.
In Brazil in 2007, according to official figures, police killed at least 1,260 individuals—the highest total to date. All incidents were officially labeled “acts of resistance” and received little or no investigation.
In Uganda, 1,500 people die each week in the internally displaced person camps. According to the World Health Organization, 500,000 have died in these camps.