ESL – Human Rights Day

10 December 2018

Universal declaration of Human Rights

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Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Here are the 10 first articles grounding our Rights and Freedom:

  • Article 1: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights
  • Article 2: Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status
  • Article 3: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person
  • Article 4: No one shall be held in slavery or servitude
  • 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
  • Article 8: Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted 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

 

Thank you for visiting my blog.

Gordon

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