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There are times, young fellah, when every one of us must make a stand for human right and justice, or you never feel clean again.
One might fancy him, passionate with theories of human equality and human rights, discussing, arguing, fighting behind barricades in Paris, flying before the Austrian cavalry in Milan, imprisoned here, exiled from there, hoping on and upborne ever with the word which seemed so magical, the word Liberty; till at last, broken with disease and starvation, old, without means to keep body and soul together but such lessons as he could pick up from poor students, he found himself in that little neat town under the heel of a personal tyranny greater than any in Europe.
.and unwilling to witness or permit the slow undoing of those human rights to which this nation has always been committed, and to which we are committed today.
The pack was turning on Helen, to deny her human rights, and it seemed to Margaret that all Schlegels were threatened with her.
What I got from Sheridan was a bold denunciation of slav- ery, and a powerful vindication of human rights. The reading of these documents enabled me to utter my thoughts, and to meet the arguments brought forward to sustain slavery; but while they relieved me of one difficulty, they brought on an- other even more painful than the one of which I was relieved.
"I didn't give it for one,--nay, I'll say, besides, that ours is the more bold and palpable infringement of human rights; actually buying a man up, like a horse,--looking at his teeth, cracking his joints, and trying his paces and then paying down for him,--having speculators, breeders, traders, and brokers in human bodies and souls,--sets the thing before the eyes of the civilized world in a more tangible form, though the thing done be, after all, in its nature, the same; that is, appropriating one set of human beings to the use and improvement of another without any regard to their own."
If my esteemed neighbor, the State's ambassador, who will devote his days to the settlement of the question of human rights in the Council Chamber, instead of being threatened with the prisons of Carolina, were to sit down the prisoner of Massachusetts, that State which is so anxious to foist the sin of slavery upon her sister -- though at present she can discover only an act of inhospitality to be the ground of a quarrel with her -- the Legislature would not wholly waive the subject the following winter.
If my esteemed neighbor, the State's ambassador, who will devote his days to the settlement of the question of human rights in the Council Chamber, instead of being threatened with the prisons of Carolina, were to sit down the prisoner of Massachusetts, that State which is so anxious to foist the sin of slavery upon her sister--though at present she can discover only an act of inhospitality to be the ground of a quarrel with her--the Legislature would not wholly waive the subject of the following winter.
Head of Garissa human right defenders, Mr Muktar Dahir, said the violations range from extra-judicial killings, enforced disappearances, unlawful detention and torture, among others.He said threats and intimidation of witnesses hamper investigations on human rights violations in the region.
"This is a breakthrough in the field of human rights and business," said Allan Lerberg Jorgensen, Director for Human Rights and Business, Danish Institute for Human Right.
In contrast, the Lee Myung-bak administration's stance was that "human rights is a universal value and therefore should be dealt separately from other agendas" (Ministry of Unification 2009, 161-162).
The first volume of the new Nottingham Studies on Human Rights series; this collection of 15 essays, written by academics and practitioners, explores the role of diplomatic negotiation and persuasion for promoting and protecting human rights.

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