Posts Tagged ‘Protection’

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 16

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Each day leading up to that date, we’ll post one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

Article 16

1. Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.

2. Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.

3. The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 15

Monday, November 24th, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Each day leading up to that date, we’ll post one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

Article 15

1. Everyone has the right to a nationality.

2. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 14

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Each day leading up to that date, we’ll post one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

Article 14

1. Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.

2. This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 13

Saturday, November 22nd, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Each day leading up to that date, we’ll post one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

Article 13

1. Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State.

2. Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 12

Friday, November 21st, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Each day leading up to that date, we’ll post one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

Article 12

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 11

Thursday, November 20th, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Leading up to that day, we’ll post on this blog one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

Article 11

1. Everyone charged with a penal offense has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defense.

2. No one shall be held guilty of any penal offense on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a penal offense, under national or international law, at the time when it was committed. Nor shall a heavier penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at the time the penal offense was committed.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 10

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Leading up to that day, we’ll post on this blog one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

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.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 9

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Leading up to that day, we’ll post on this blog one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

Article 9

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 8

Monday, November 17th, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Leading up to that day, we’ll post on this blog one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

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.

Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Article 7

Sunday, November 16th, 2008

December 10 is the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Leading up to that day, we’ll post on this blog one of the thirty articles of the declaration.

Article 7

All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination.