What Are Human Rights: Definition, Types, Issues & Violations

The idea that every person, regardless of their beliefs, background or any other factor, is entitled to a set of inalienable rights – ‘human rights’ – is actually somewhat new. Although the concept of human rights can be found throughout history, from the Babylonian Code of Hammurabi to religious texts such as the Bible and … Read more

Human rights in Duterte’s 1st year: Where do we go from here?

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte swore to follow the rule of law when he took his oath a year ago in Malacañang. 카지노사이트 Filipinos, not just the 16 million people who voted for him, all waited with bated breath what change he would bring.   We all know what happened since: human rights violations – … Read more

International Human Rights Law

There is no formal definition of “hate speech” in international human rights law. Therefore, most United Nations instruments refer to “incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence”. 카지노사이트 Limitations of the freedom of speech under International Law seek to strike a fine balance between two fundamental principles: On the one hand, the principle of equality and non-discrimination for … Read more

Pledge to act this Human Rights Day, and we can all help to end issues like family violence

This Friday 10 December is 카지노사이트 Human Rights Day, the anniversary of when the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR outlines a set of rights that are the basic and minimum for all people. No matter where you come from, everyone should enjoy the same freedoms, including civil, political, economic, social and … Read more