[fosc] UN Declaration

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Mon Oct 16 10:26:57 PDT 2006


United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights (the full text of the 
Declaration is available in most libraries, from United Nations information 
centers in each capital city, and on the United Nations Internet website at 
http://www.un.org.)

1 All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.
2 Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this 
Declaration, without distinction of any kind.
3 Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.
4 No one shall be held in slavery or servitude.
5 No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading 
treatment or punishment.
6 Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the 
law.
7 All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to 
equal protection of the law.
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.
9 No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.
10 Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an 
independent and impartial tribunal.
11 Everyone charged with a penal offense has the right to be presumed 
innocent until proved guilty.
12 No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, f
amily, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honor and reputation.
13 Everyone has the right to freedom of movement.
14 Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from 
persecution.
15 Everyone has the right to a nationality.
16 Men and women... have the right to marry and to found a family.
17 Everyone has the right to own property.
18 Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion.
19 Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression.
20 Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
21 Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country.
22 Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is 
entitled to realization... of... economic, social and cultural rights.
23 Everyone has the right to work.... Everyone has the right to form and to 
join trade unions.
24 Everyone has the right to rest and leisure.
25 Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for... health and 
well-being.
26 Everyone has the right to education.
27 Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the 
community.
28 Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the 
rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration can be fully realized.
29 Everyone has duties to the community.
30 Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying... any right to 
engage in any activity... aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and 
freedoms set forth.
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