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30 Universal Declaration of Human Rights that you need to enjoy and protect – according to Amnesty international

Remember you’re the citizen of the world and its like you’ve signed up to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ( UDHR ), being a global citizen affirms their conviction that every human being has rights, regardless of their colour, race, creed, religion, sex, National, origin, sexual orientation, disability or age, h/she recognizes that each citizen everywhere has the duty to stand up, not only for their own rights but also for the rights of others.

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In Global solidarity, these global human rights articles stands up therefore for Universal indivisible human rights. The global consciousness of human rights has emerged and is inspiring people all around the world. People are holding their governments accountable for their promises and are using their own human rights to demand justice and dignity for all.

What is Amnesty International?

Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people who campaign for International recognized human rights to be protected and respected for everyone.

A I believes human rights abuses anywhere are a concern of people everywhere.

Article 1: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

Article 2: Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, National or social origin, property, birth or other status.

Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political. Jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which the person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self – government or under any other limitation or sovereignty.

Article 3: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

Article 4: No one shall be held in slavery or servitude, slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.

Article 5: No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Article 6: Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

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.

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.

Article 9: No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.

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.

Article 11: Everyone charged with a penal offence 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 offence.
No one shall be held guilty or any penal offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a penal offence 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 offence was committed.

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.

Article 13: Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state.
Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own and return to his country.

Article 14: Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.
This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purpose and principles of the United Nations.

Article 15: everyone has the right to a nationality.
No one shall be arbitrary deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality.

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