Tag Archives: Human Rights

Children and Human Rights

Barrister Harun ur Rashid (*) Children and Human Rights Children are the future of a nation. They need to be looked after spiritually, materially and physically so that they can become worthy citizens of a country. In fact some say … Continue reading

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Gross violations of human rights

By Hanna Newcombe Gross violations of human rights There are two kinds of human rights. I am not thinking now of the distinction between civil-political and economic-social-cultural rights as distinguished in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, nor of the … Continue reading

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Impunity And Gross Human Rights Violations in South Africa

Impunity And Gross Human Rights Violations in South Africa Author: Michael Donen Barrister, South Africa Issue: Volume 7, Number 2 (June 2000) Introduction   My discussion of the topic is limited to the South African context. I expressed the views … Continue reading

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Are Social Rights Genuine Human Rights

Are Social Rights Genuine Human Rights? The Universal Declaration included social (or “welfare”) rights) that addressed matters such as education, food, and employment. Their inclusion has been the source of much controversy (Beetham 1995). Social rights are often alleged to … Continue reading

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Which Rights are Human Rights

Which Rights are Human Rights? This section discusses the question of which rights belong on lists of human rights. Not every question of social justice or wise governance is a human rights issue. For example, a country could have too … Continue reading

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