Human rights treaty bodies
Human rights are moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behavior, and are regularly protected as legal rights in national and international law. They are commonly understoo...
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UNITED NATIONS - TOUR
A very interesting view inside UN and a unique chance to attend the International Congress of Dacology.
Christians most persecuted group in the world as vicious attacks grow
The recent Palm Sunday bombings at two Egyptian churches that killed 44 worshippers and wounded more than 100 others are the latest in a spate of deadly attacks targeting the world’s Christians.
Amal Clooney speaks at United Nations
Amal Clooney asks for action on ISIS genocide crimes at United Nations, warns don't let this be "another Rwanda." (March 9) Subscribe for more Breaking News:...
IOM: Migrants Traded In "Slave Markets" In Libya As A Void Of Power Leads To The Revival Of History's Ugliest Institutions.
Growing numbers of African migrants passing through Libya are traded in what they call slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual ex...
UW-Madison students support freedom for Muslim singers. What about Christian photographers?
Everyone agreed that a creative professional should have the foundational freedom to decline work that conflicts with their conscience or beliefs.
Amal Clooney: Do not let Iraq be another Rwanda
Addressing UN member states, human rights lawyer and activist Amal Clooney has called for action on ISIS genocide crimes in Iraq. Report by Sarah Duffy.
Nikki Haley at United Nations: U.S. Is 'Taking Names' of 'Those That Don't Have Our Back'
New UN Ambassador Nikki Haley promises changes in the way the U.S. does business saying we're taking the names of "those that don't have our back."
Why Is Typo Hashtag #HillaryForPrision Trending On Twitter?
Hashtag #HillaryForPrision began trending on Twitter Monday morning — and no, this writer didn’t just strike a typo on his MacBook Air.
Trump Voter In Texas Arrested Over 'Deplorable' T-shirt
A Donald Trump voter in Texas was arrested Monday for wearing a T-shirt to the polls that mocked Hillary Clinton’s now-famous comment in which she said half of Trump supporters were “a basket of deplo...
Leaked Emails Show Clinton Camp Mocking Catholics
A newly released email exchange shows Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta, Clinton campaign communications director Jen Palmieri, and Center for American Progress fellow John Halpin sharin...
N.S.A. Contractor Arrested In Possible New Theft Of Secrets
A contractor is thought to have taken the highly classified “source code” developed by the agency to break into computer systems of foreign governments.
History of human rights
Although belief in the sanctity of human life has ancient precedents in many religions of the world the idea of human rights, that is the notion that a human being has a set of inviolable rights simpl...
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Philosophy of human rights
The philosophy of human rights attempts to examine the underlying basis of the concept of human rights and critically looks at its content and justification. Several theoretical approaches have been a...
International human rights law
International human rights law is the body of international law designed to promote and protect human rights at the international, regional, and domestic levels. As a form of international law, intern...
United Nations Charter
The Charter of the United Nations is the foundational treaty of the intergovernmental organization called the United Nations. It was signed at the San Francisco War Memorial and Performing Arts Center...
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Universal Declaration of Human Rights
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on 10 December 1948 at the Palais de Chaillot, Paris. The Declaration arose directly fr...
Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Wikipedia
Customary international law
Customary international law are those aspects of international law that derive from custom. Along with general principles of law and treaties, custom is considered by the International Court of Justic...
Geneva Conventions
The Geneva Conventions comprise four treaties, and three additional protocols, that establish the standards of international law for the humanitarian treatment of war. The singular term Geneva Conven...
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International humanitarian law
International humanitarian law (IHL) is the law that regulates the conduct of armed conflict (jus in bello). It is that branch of international law which seeks to limit the effects of armed conflict b...
United Nations
The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization established 24 October 1945 to promote international co-operation. A replacement for the ineffective League of Na...
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United Nations Security Council
The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and is charged with the maintenance of international peace and security. Its powers include the esta...
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UN General Assembly
The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA, GA, or, from the French: Assemblée Générale, "AG") is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations and the only one in which all member nations ...
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United Nations Human Rights Council
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) is a United Nations System inter-governmental body whose 47 member states are responsible for promoting and protecting human rights around the world.The...
Regional human rights regimes
Regional human rights regimes are relatively independently coherent human rights sub-regimes. that are nested within the larger frame work of International human rights practise. Three principle regi...
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List of human rights articles by country
This is a list of human rights articles by country.
Citizens of the African nations are provided supranational human rights protection by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights. See a...
List of human rights articles by country - Wikipedia