Declaration of Human Rights

Declaration of Human Rights

(1948) declaration passed by the United Nations; the rights are the individual freedoms usually associated with Western democracy. [World Hist.: Payton, 186]
See: Freedom
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10 Marks Day UN Adopted Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948
The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations.
TUHR is the local chapter of United for Human Rights (UHR), an international, not-for-profit organization dedicated to implementing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
The blatant attacks by Israeli army forces on journalists and correspondents are a clear violation of international law and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
ACHR was adopted by the council of the Arab League on 22 May 2004 and affirms the principles contained in the UN Charter, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on Human Rights and the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam.
This declaration is widely acknowledged as an Islamic response to the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), adopted in 1948.
The SA8000 standard is based on a number of existing international human rights' standards including the United Nation's Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child and aims at the improvement of working conditions in the workplace (for all staff members, including temporary workers).
in the 1940s, Lebanese foreign ministers have always done an admirable job of representing their country, from Charles Malik, who in 1948 helped co-write the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, to Camille Chamoun.
The document aims to boost co-operation between the ministry and the institute to assist the ministry in executing its strategic plan and achieve the mutual objective to protect human rights as stipulated in the Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Ministry of Justice said in a press release issued Tuesday.
Dr Ahmed Abu al Wafa Mohammed will present a working paper under the theme Fiqh Vision for the French Declaration of Human Rights and Citizen.
Ahmed Abu al Wafa Mohammed will present a working paper under the theme ' Fiqh Vision for the French Declaration of Human Rights and Citizen.
Geagea said that "The whole cause of humanity embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the previous and subsequent conventions, poses the most important challenge for the international community," noting that the responsibility of the free world lies in the protection of such a great historical achievement.

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