The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Summary

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A) The main point of this article is to show what rights everyone should have based upon being members of the United Nations. These rights are to be included along with the rights already outline within the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. In the article it states, “…recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world…” (172). This document along with all the other documents which were ratified and signed by the nations who are members of the UN, are defining peoples rights.
B) In this article I learned about what rights should be given to everyone under the United Nations. The article states, “Recognizing that
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Mr. Donnelly sates, The Universal Declaration presents itself as a common standard of achievements for all people and nations…” (Donnelly page 32) The next two chapters the main point Mr. Donnelly is trying to point out is the human rights in Regimes and in preventing Genocides. He states, “States that systematically infringe the human rights of their citizens violate both their international legal obligations and their moral and legal obligations to their citizens,” (Donnelly, 257).
B) In these chapters I learned about how the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is still making strives to protect people within their countries. Even with the laws and international binding laws, countries are still stepping on their citizen’s rights when it comes to genocides. Even with articles created for the purpose to prevent one group of people causing harms to another, genocides still happening.
Article One: U.S. General Says Kunduz hospital Strike was
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In the article, “Kunduz, a provincial capital in northern Afghanistan, had been seized by the Taliban in the days before the airstrike…” (Article). Citizens of the area should be the civil right to be able to have a safe place to travel when they need help. With the bombing of the hospital. The Kunduz citizens are without a hospital because the building roughly matched a description of the target.

Article Two: The Feminist Asylum that Redefined Women’s Mental-Health Treatment
A) In this article Ms. Wolfe talks about Rockhaven, which was founded in 1923 and was run different than any other asylums, which was opened during this time period. Agnes Richards, who had worked in asylums in California before opening the doors of Rockhaven, She was determined, “…to create a kinder, gentler alternative to the abuses she had witnessed…within a year, Richards had 24 “ladies”- never called “patients”- and was expanding the estate rapidly,”

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