The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights (Selections) | By Ricco Slade

Preamble: Whereas 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, determined to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom, a common understanding of these rights and freedoms is of the greatest importance for the full realization of this pledge.

Article One: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.

Article Two: Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as Race or Religion.

Article Three: Everyone has the right to Life, Liberty, and Security of Person.

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

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

Article Seven: All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law.

Article Thirteen; Section Two: Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.

Article Fourteen: Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.

Article Fifthteen: Everyone has the right to a nationality; (2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality.

Article Eighteen: Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience, and religion.

Article Twenty One: Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country.

Article Twenty Six: Higher Education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.

Article Twenty Nine: Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible.

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