Research Paper On Human Rights Violations

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  • The Status of Human Rights in Brazil

    This paper examines the status of human rights in Brazil since passage of a special human rights act by the Cordosa government in 1996. The report is not very encouraging, although some reforms have been passed, human rights violations are still vast. Bibliography lists 6 sources

  • Issue of Human Rights

    This 6 page paper considers the issue of human rights. The paper starts by looking at what is meant by human rights and the foundations of the modern concept in the seventeenth century with Locke. The origins of current law are then explained and the way it is implemented in the UK is outlined with the paper ending with information about the human rights violations seen in Northern Ireland. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

  • Human Rights, Sovereignty of States, and the United Nations

    A 4 page paper on U.N. efforts to protect human rights and state sovereignty in countries around the world. According to the writer, the United Nations have traditionally been very outspoken -- going against human rights violations, but really doing nothing to stop them from occurring. Specific cases, quotes, etc.; are included. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

  • Human Rights Violations and the 2001 United Kingdom Anti Terrorism, Crime and Security Act

    This is a 5 page paper discussing the recent UK Anti-terrorism laws introduced in the United Kingdom. The Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act which was released in the United Kingdom in December of 2001 has come under a great deal of criticism from politicians, the House of Lords, and human rights activists for its all encompassing restrictions and some apparent violations to the European Council on Human Rights. Already the House of Lords has put together some amendments which will in fact reverse some of the restrictive amendments included in the act. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

  • Basic Human Rights Undermined by the Human Rights Act of 1998's Margin of Appreciation

    This 14 page paper considers how the margin of appreciation allowed by the European Court of Human Rights is so great that it undermines the concept of a universal standard of human rights. This is considered by looking at articles 8 and 10 of the Human Rights Act which cover the right to privacy and the right to expression. The bibliography cites 25 sources.

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