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Human Rights Abuses against Women : Hearings before the Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations, And Human Rights of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First and Second Sessions, September 28 and 19, 1993; October 20, 1993; And March 22, 1994

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Interational Security, Interational Organizations, and Human Rights

...\Y HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN Y4.F76/l:H8B/65 Hunan Rights Abuses Against Honen/ . . . i^ArCirslLrO BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON ... ... SUBCOMMITTEE ON I INTERNATIONAL SECURITY, INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES O... ...MMITTEE ON I INTERNATIONAL SECURITY, INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ONE HUN... ...s, Congressional Sales Office, Washington,DC 20402 ISBN 0-16-044677-5 ' HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN ^ F 76/1 :H 88/65 Rights Abuses Against H... ...gressional Sales Office, Washington,DC 20402 ISBN 0-16-044677-5 ' HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES AGAINST WOMEN ^ F 76/1 :H 88/65 Rights Abuses Against Honen,.... ...HE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL SECURITY, INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES O... ...ITNESSES September 28, 1993 Page Hon. Patricia Schroeder, a Representative in Congress from the State of Colorado, and co-Chair, Congressional Caucus ... ...sional Caucus for Women's Issues 9 Hon. Olympia J. Snowe, a Representative in Congress from the State of Maine, and co-Chair, Congressional Caucus for... ...ngressional Caucus for Women's Issues 11 Hon. Dick Swett, a Representative in Congress from the State ofNew Hamp- shire •• ;^vv"" Dorothy Q. Thomas, d...

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Human rights in Brazil

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... Brazilian Constitution, but there remain numerous concerns with regard to human rights in that country. These include the use of police brutality, to... ...lian Constitution, but there remain numerous concerns with regard to human rights in that country. These include the use of police brutality, torture ... ...nstitution, but there remain numerous concerns with regard to human rights in that country. These include the use of police brutality, torture and sum... ...ainst the excluded persons. The federal government generally respects the human rights of its citizens; however, there continue to be numerous seriou... ...the excluded persons. The federal government generally respects the human rights of its citizens; however, there continue to be numerous serious abus... ...uses, and the records of several state governments are poor. The following human rights problems have been reported: unlawful killings, excessive forc... ...and the records of several state governments are poor. The following human rights problems have been reported: unlawful killings, excessive force, bea... ...police and prison security forces; inability to protect witnesses involved in criminal cases; harsh prison conditions; prolonged pretrial detention an... ...ordinate delays of trials; reluctance to prosecute as well as inefficiency in prosecuting government officials for corruption; violence and discrimina...

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1994 : Hearings before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, February 2 and 15, 1995

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interational Relations. Subcommittee on Interational Operations and Human Rights

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1994, 994-2 Title: COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHT... ...brary.org RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1994, 994-2 Title: COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1994, 994-2 Author: Language: English Subject:... ...... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ...... ...rldLibrary.net ^ COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1994 Y 4. IN 8/16-15:994-2 County Reports on Hunan Rights Prac. . . HEARINGS BEFORE T... ...Prac. . . HEARINGS BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS HOUSE OF REPRESENT...

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Human Rights Foundation

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... TheHRF.org The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a non-profit organization that promotes an... ... TheHRF.org The Human Rights Foundation (HRF) is a non-profit organization that promotes and prot... ...s Foundation (HRF) is a non-profit organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies.[1] The Human Right... ...dation (HRF) is a non-profit organization that promotes and protects human rights globally, with a focus on closed societies.[1] The Human Rights Foun... ...th a focus on closed societies.[1] The Human Rights Foundation was founded in 2005 by Thor Halvorssen Mendoza, a Venezuelan film producer and freedom ... ...zuelan film producer and freedom activist. The Foundation's head office is in New York City, New York, US. C... ...s Organization The Human Rights Foundation mission is to "unite people in the common cause of ... ... Organization The Human Rights Foundation mission is to "unite people in the common cause of defend... ... The Human Rights Foundation mission is to "unite people in the common cause of defending human rights and promoting liberal democra...

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The Human Rights Quarterly : Year 1976 Volume 001 No 001

By: Montana. Human Rights Commission

...l. 1 Number 1 Published Quarterly Spring, 1976 MONTANAWOMEN ANDTHE LAW The Human Rights Division and the Montana Womens Bureau are co-sponsoring a ser... ...umber 1 Published Quarterly Spring, 1976 MONTANAWOMEN ANDTHE LAW The Human Rights Division and the Montana Womens Bureau are co-sponsoring a series of... ...and the Montana Womens Bureau are co-sponsoring a series of pubhc meetings in six communities throughout Montana this spring. The gatherings are funde... ... six communities throughout Montana this spring. The gatherings are funded in part by the Montana Committee for the Humanities through a grant from th... ...spring. The gatherings are funded in part by the Montana Committee for the Humanities through a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities a... ...the National Endowment for the Humanities and through funds supphed by the Human Rights Division. The series is titled "Montana Women and the Law" fro... ...tional Endowment for the Humanities and through funds supphed by the Human Rights Division. The series is titled "Montana Women and the Law" from the ... ...s is titled "Montana Women and the Law" from the Humanities theme, "Public Rights and Private Choices." The schedule includes meetings in Kalispell Ap... ...theme, "Public Rights and Private Choices." The schedule includes meetings in Kalispell April 27, Dillon May 12, Harlowtown May 10, Glasgow May 18, Si...

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Human rights in Europe

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...Human rights in Europe are generally upheld. However, several human rights infringements exist, ranging from the treatment of asylum seek... ...Human rights in Europe are generally upheld. However, several human rights infringements exist, ranging from the treatment of asylum seekers U... ...ber states, the European Union itself has not yet joined the Convention on Human Rights as of 2011. History The history of human rights in Europe is... ...ates, the European Union itself has not yet joined the Convention on Human Rights as of 2011. History The history of human rights in Europe is marke... ...nvention on Human Rights as of 2011. History The history of human rights in Europe is marked by a contradictory combination of legislative and intel... ...ion of legislative and intellectual progress and violations of fundamental human rights in both Europe and its colonies. Pre-19451215: Magna Carta12... ... legislative and intellectual progress and violations of fundamental human rights in both Europe and its colonies. Pre-19451215: Magna Carta1222: Go... ...ative and intellectual progress and violations of fundamental human rights in both Europe and its colonies. Pre-19451215: Magna Carta1222: Golden Bu... ...General Charter of Jewish Liberties introduces numerous right for the Jews in Poland, leading to an autonomous "nation within a nation"1367: Statutes ...

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Brazil

By: Denis, Pierre, 1883-1951; Miall, Bernard

... VOL. I.—CHILE. ByG. F. SCOTT ELLIOT, M.A., F.R.G.S., Author of"a naturalist in mid-africa." With an Introduction by MARTIN HUME, a Map and 39 Illustr... ... . . The writer possesses a quick eye and a keen intelligence, is many-sided in his interests, and on certain subjects speaks as an expert. The volume... ...ost progressive of the Republics of South America." — Manchester Guardian. " In the treatment of both the main divisions of a complex theme, the histo... ...e whole of South America and also parts of Africa. This charter promised the rights of conquest and a monopoly for twenty-four years. In 1624, when Br... ...e now, except for the police. I do not suppose that a Congo official is more humane than a mameluco ; nor a Cossack, nor a member of the Russian "aris... ...ur, from every region, of all callings. The Paulistas tried to enforce their rights of monopoly as discoverers ; the Bahians and the Portuguese joined... ... that he would never leave Brazil, but would spend his life in defending her rights. A month later, on his return to Rio, he was proclaimed Constituti... ... and diversify nature, and where nature has accordingly become so profoundly humanised, forgets too often that the landscape is the work of man. What ... ... is strug- gling against natural forces which are stronger than itself ; the human landscape is as yet unfinished. If we travel towards the interior o...

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Human rights

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... Claim rights and liberty rights ... ...ghts Individual and group rights Natural and legal r... ...hts Negative and positive rights ... ... Human rights ... ... Fetuses Humans Natives ... ... Human rights are moral principles or norms[1] that describe certain standar... ... standards of human behaviour, and are regularly protected as legal rights in national and international law.[2] They are commonly understood as inali... ...led simply because she or he is a human being,"[4] and which are "inherent in all human beings"[5] regardless of their nation, location, language, rel... ...n or any other status.[3] They are applicable everywhere and at every time in the sense of being universal,[1] and they are egalitarian in the sense o...

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Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1995 : Hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session, March 26, 1996

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interational Relations. Subcommittee on Interational Operations and Human Rights

... Classic Literature Collection World Public Library.org RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1995, 16-15: 995-2 Title: COUNTRY REPORTS ON HU... ....org RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1995, 16-15: 995-2 Title: COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1995, 16-15: 995-2 Author: Language: English ... ...RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1995, 16-15: 995-2 Title: COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1995, 16-15: 995-2 Author: Language: English Subje... ...... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...... ...rary.net ^v \ COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN ^^ ^ RIGHTS PRACTICES FOR 1995 Y 4. IN 8/16-15; 995-2 Country Reports on Hunan Rights Pra... HEARING BEFORE T... ...ights Pra... HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF TIIE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS HOUSE OF REPRES...

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World Conference on Human Rights

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...The World Conference on Human Rights was held by the United Nations in Vienna, Austria, on 14 to 25 June ... ...The World Conference on Human Rights was held by the United Nations in Vienna, Austria, on 14 to 25 June 1993.[1] It was the first human rights... ...ted Nations in Vienna, Austria, on 14 to 25 June 1993.[1] It was the first human rights conference held since the end of the Cold War. The main result... ...tions in Vienna, Austria, on 14 to 25 June 1993.[1] It was the first human rights conference held since the end of the Cold War. The main result of th... ...ground Although the United Nations had long been active in the field of human rights,[2] the Vienna conference was only the second ... ... Although the United Nations had long been active in the field of human rights,[2] the Vienna conference was only the second global conferenc... ... Although the United Nations had long been active in the field of human rights,[2] the Vienna conference was only the second global conference to f... ...a conference was only the second global conference to focus exclusively on human rights, with the first having been the International Conference on Hu... ...th the first having been the International Conference on Human Rights held in Teheran, Iran, during April–May 1968 to mark the twentieth anniversary o...

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Oversight of State Department Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 1992 and U.S. Human Rights Policy : Hearing before the Subcommittee on International Security, International Organizations, And Human Rights of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, One Hundred Third Congress, First Session, March 4, 1993

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs. Subcommittee on Interational Security, Interational Organizations, and Human Rights

...OVERSIGHT OF STATE DEPARTM- ENT COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS Classic Literature Collectio... ...OVERSIGHT OF STATE DEPARTM- ENT COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS Classic Literature Collection Wo... ... Library.org Title: OVERSIGHT OF STATE DEPARTMENT COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS Author: Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publ... ...ry.org Title: OVERSIGHT OF STATE DEPARTMENT COUNTRY REPORTS ON HUMAN RIGHTS Author: Language: English Subject: Fiction, Literature Publisher:... ...... ...s, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is t... ...any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights.h... ...... ...hts, Washington, DC. The subcommittee met, pursuant to call, at 9:38 a.m., in room 2200, Rayburn House Office Building, Hon. Tom Lantos (chairman of t...

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American Convention on Human Rights

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...ct of San José American Convention on Human Rights ... ...San José American Convention on Human Rights ... ...tes American Convention on Human Rights at Wikisource The America... ... American Convention on Human Rights at Wikisource The American Conv... ...Wikisource The American Convention on Human Rights, also known as the Pact of San José, is an international human... ...urce The American Convention on Human Rights, also known as the Pact of San José, is an international human right... ...an international human rights instrument. It was adopted by many countries in the Western Hemisphere San José, Costa Rica, on 22 November 1969. It cam... ...ccording to its preamble, the purpose of the Convention is "to consolidate in this hemisphere, within the framework of democratic institutions, a syst... ...he general obligation of the states parties to uphold the rights set forth in the Convention to all persons under their jurisdiction, and to adapt the...

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Brazil in 1911

By: Oakenfull, J. C

...eceipt of this book will ensure a copy of the next issue when published. All rights reserved. Extracts may bemade providing title of book and author's... ... Messrs. Butler and Tanner, Selwood Press, Frome, Somerset, England. BRAZIL IN 191 1 J. C. OAKENFULL THIRD ANNUAL EDITION (10,000 Copies) FEBRUARY, 1... ...es) FEBRUARY, 1912 -* Printed by BUTLER & TANNER, FROME AND LONDON Copyright in the United Kingdom INTRODUCTION Difficultieswhich were non-existent w... .... On the other hand, it is now possible to insert material which was tabooed in the second, and much new matter, only received at the last moment. My ... ...race whilst forgetting the vices of the other. A little more imagination and human sympathy would do the Northern peoples a great deal of good, and Br... ... than any others, and accomplished nothing representing the lowest degree of human life in communities. An average Botucudo hut is a rude bamboo erect... ...f a plain, where it stopped, and Tamandare descended, and saw that all other humans had perished. He remained on the spot with his wife, and originate... ...he Crown, and the lords proprietors enjoyed feudal privileges and most regal rights, except issuing a coin- age. They made their own laws and imposed ... ...aracter and feeling, arose out of the decree which gave to the country equal rights and privileges to those enjoyed by Portugal herself. The important...

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Human rights in Bolivia

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... History Human rights ... ... History Human rights ... ... Bolivia's constitution and laws technically guarantee a wide range of human rights, but in practice these rights very often fail to be respected ... ...olivia's constitution and laws technically guarantee a wide range of human rights, but in practice these rights very often fail to be respected and en... ...stitution and laws technically guarantee a wide range of human rights, but in practice these rights very often fail to be respected and enforced. “The... ...hts very often fail to be respected and enforced. “The result of perpetual rights violations by the Bolivian government against its people,” according... ... anger throughout the country.”[1] The country's chief human-rights problems, according to a 2010 U.S. State Department report, ar... ...pt judiciary; a 'partly free' media; corruption and a lack of transparency in the government; trafficking in persons; child labor; forced or coerced l... ...ersons; child labor; forced or coerced labor; and harsh working conditions in the mining sector.”[2] A 2001 report by the UN Commi...

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Human Rights Violations in Castro's Cuba : The Repression Continues : Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights and on the Western Hemisphere of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, Second Session, June 27, 1996

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interational Relations. Subcommittee on Interational Operations and Human Rights, United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interational Relations. Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere

...^^ ^HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN CASTRO'S CUBA: THE REPRESSION CONTINUES Y 4. IN 8/ 16: H 88/33 Hunan Rig... ...NS IN CASTRO'S CUBA: THE REPRESSION CONTINUES Y 4. IN 8/ 16: H 88/33 Hunan Rights Uiolations Id Castro's... JOINT HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEES ON ... ...NT HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEES ON INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS AND HITMAN RIGHTS AND ON THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE OP THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELA... ... Congressional Sales Office, Washington,DC 20402 ISBN 0-16-053852-1 ^^ ^HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN CASTRO'S CUBA: THE REPRESSION CONTINUES Y 4. IN ... ...essional Sales Office, Washington,DC 20402 ISBN 0-16-053852-1 ^^ ^HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN CASTRO'S CUBA: THE REPRESSION CONTINUES Y 4. IN 8/ 16:... ...ice, Washington,DC 20402 ISBN 0-16-053852-1 ^^ ^HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN CASTRO'S CUBA: THE REPRESSION CONTINUES Y 4. IN 8/ 16: H 88/33 Hunan Rig... ...A: THE REPRESSION CONTINUES Y 4. IN 8/ 16: H 88/33 Hunan Rights Miolations in Castro's... JOINT HEARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEES ON INTERNATIONAL OPER... ...mocratic Chief of Staff (II) Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights CHRISTOPHER H. SMITH, New Jersey. Chairman BENJAMIN A. OILMAN,... ...nalyst, The Heritage Foundation 41 Maria R. Dominguez, Executive Director, Human Rights Institute, St. Thom- as University 44 Ninoska Perez Castellon,...

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Human rights in Bahrain

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... Human rights Women's ... ... Human rights Women's rights... ... Bahrain's record on human rights has been described by Human Rights Watch as "dismal", and havi... ... Bahrain's record on human rights has been described by Human Rights Watch as "dismal", and having "de... ...cribed by Human Rights Watch as "dismal", and having "deteriorated sharply in the latter half of 2010".[1] There have been allegat... ...websites and blogs associated with the legal opposition, and harassment of human rights defenders.[2] The crackdown on protesters during the 2011 Arab... ...es and blogs associated with the legal opposition, and harassment of human rights defenders.[2] The crackdown on protesters during the 2011 Arab Sprin... ...011 by King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to assess the incidents that occurred in the Kingdom during the period of unrest in February and March 2011 and t... ...n's rights and gender 11.1 Women in the 2011 crackdown ...

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Brazil in 1911

By: Oakenfull, J. C

... IN 1911 by J. C. OAKENFULL BRAZIL IN 1911 J. C. OAKENFULL THIRD ANNUAL EDITION (10,000 COPIES) FEBRUARY, 19... ...OPIES) FEBRUARY, 1912 PRINTED BY BUTLER & TANNER, FROME AND LONDON Copyright in the United Kingdom INTRODUCTION DIFFICULTIES which were non-existent ... .... On the other hand, it is now possible to insert material which was tabooed in the second, and much new matter, only received at the last moment. My ... ...race whilst forgetting the vices of the other. A little more imagination and human sympathy would do the Northern peoples a great deal of good, and Br... ... than any others, and accomplished nothing representing the lowest degree of human life in communities. An average Botucudo hut is a rude bamboo erect... ...f a plain, where it stopped, and Tamandare descended, and saw that all other humans had perished. He remained on the spot with his wife, and originate... ...he Crown, and the lords proprietors enjoyed feudal privileges and most regal rights, except issuing a coin- age. They made their own laws and imposed ... ...aracter and feeling, arose out of the decree which gave to the country equal rights and privileges to those enjoyed by Portugal herself. The important... ...health or morals ; complete liberty of religious belief ; and finally, civic rights, as enjoyed under the Constitution and laws by Brazilians themselv...

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Human rights in Saudi Arabia

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...m of religion Human rights W... ...eligion Human rights Women's... ...ights Women's rights LGBT ri... ... Human rights in Saudi Arabia are intended to be based on Islamic religious ... ... Human rights in Saudi Arabia are intended to be based on Islamic religious laws u... ... Human rights in Saudi Arabia are intended to be based on Islamic religious laws under ab... ...s, and women. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ratified the Human Rights First Society (2002),[2] Association for the Protection and De... ...ty (2002),[2] Association for the Protection and Defense of Women's Rights in Saudi Arabia (2007),[3] Saudi Civil and Political Rights Association (20... ... the government-associated National Society for Human Rights (2004).[6][7] In 2008, the Shura Council ratified the Arab Charter on Human Rights.[8] In...

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Brazil in 1912

By: Oakenfull, J. C

... IN 1912 by J. C. OAKENFULL BRAZIL IN 191 2 J. C. OAKENFULL MARCH, 1913 Brazil in 1909 - 240 pp. - 5,000 cop... ...2 J. C. OAKENFULL MARCH, 1913 Brazil in 1909 - 240 pp. - 5,000 copies Brazil in 1910 - 280 pp. - 5,000 copies Brazil in 1911 - 400 pp. - 1 0,000 copie... ...N (LONDON) LIMITED ST. PAUL'S CHAMBERS, 19 LUDGATE HILL LONDON, EC 1913 All rights of reproduction or translation reserved. Tous droits de reproducti... ... m INTRODUCTION Fully aware as I am of the many errors and short- comings in this fourth annual edition of my Httle com- pilation, I sincerely trus... ... than any others, and accomplished nothing representing the lowest degree of human life in communities. An average Botucudo hut is a rude bamboo erect... ...f a plain, where it stopped, and Tamandare descended, and saw that all other human beings had perished. He remained on the spot with his wife, and ori... ... immense inland sea at some remote period in the world's history. The fossil human bones were found in con- nexion with those of a vast number of exti... ...he Crown, and the lords proprietors enjoyed feudal privileges and most regal rights, except issuing a coin- age. They made their own laws and imposed ... ...aracter and feeling, arose out of the decree which gave to the country equal rights and privileges to those enjoyed by Portugal herself. The important...

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Human rights in China

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...For the non-governmental organization, see Human Rights in China ... ...For the non-governmental organization, see Human Rights in China ... ...For the non-governmental organization, see Human Rights in China Chin... ... Elections Human rights Interne... ... Elections Human rights Internet ... ... The extent to which human rights are recognized and protected in the People's Republic of China... ... The extent to which human rights are recognized and protected in the People's Republic of China ("Chi... ... The extent to which human rights are recognized and protected in the People's Republic of China ("China" or "the PRC") is a matter of dis... ...en its government and external organizations and individuals. Human Rights in China and Amnesty International, and dissidents inside the country state...

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Brazil and the River Plate in 1868

By: Hadfield, William, 1806-1887

... by WILLIAM HADFIELD v c AND THE RIVER PLATE IN 1868: BY WILLIAM HADFIELD, SHOWING THE PROGRESS OF THOSE COUNTRIES SIN... ...IAM HADFIELD, SHOWING THE PROGRESS OF THOSE COUNTRIES SINCE HIS FORMER VISIT IN 1853. LONDON: BATES, HENDY AND CO., 4, OLD JEWRY, E.G. 1869, URL CONT... ...AGE OUT . 9 THE CITY OF MONTE VIDEO 25 THE CITY OF Rio DE JANEIRO 31 THE WAR IN PARAGUAY 45 THE PROVINCE OF SAN PAULO 51 THE SAN PAULO RAILWAY....... ... ...ter is very sensibly felt, and must exercise a bene- ficial influence on the human frame. All traces of sea sickness have vanished from those ofthe pa... ...Portuguese mcy. What appears to be a present disadvantage, in regard to this human in the Verds, may prove ben. : 11la-os (as they are called) return ... ...igures above given. There is a migratory population, but the accumulation of humanity of every race and colour, contained in some of the large dwellin... ...as a C'i*us lull! a ; impertinence that Brazil might well disivgard, as tin- rights of nations allowed reprisals for injuries rt and this was all Brax... ...t of the profits over the four per cent, dividend as indemnity for any loss, rights or advantages secured to it by the contract of October 29, 1864, a... ...t they be allowed full and complete religious tolera- tion, as also the full rights of citizenship, whenever they shrill take the oath of allegiance t...

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Human rights in Chile

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... Problems related to human rights in Chile include discrimination against indigenous populations... ... Problems related to human rights in Chile include discrimination against indigenous populations; soci... ... Problems related to human rights in Chile include discrimination against indigenous populations; societal vi... ...ersons; child labor; and harsh prison conditions and treatment. Additional human rights concerns in the country include use of excessive force and abu... ...; child labor; and harsh prison conditions and treatment. Additional human rights concerns in the country include use of excessive force and abuse by ... ...nd harsh prison conditions and treatment. Additional human rights concerns in the country include use of excessive force and abuse by security forces,... ...rol over the security forces. However, security forces occasionally commit human rights abuses. The government generally takes steps to prosecute offi... ...er the security forces. However, security forces occasionally commit human rights abuses. The government generally takes steps to prosecute officials ... ... Human rights violations by the military and security forces in Chile were widespread during the rule of General Augusto Pinochet (1973-...

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The Brazilian Green Book, Consisting of Diplomatic Documents Relating to Brazil's Attitude with Regard to the European War, 1914-1917, As Issued by the Brazilian Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Authorized English Version, With an Introd. And Notes by Andrew Boyle

By: Brazil. Ministério das Relacões Exteriores; Boyle, Andrew

...rld's peace. Throughout this it sets an eminent example of correct procedure in international relations. ANDREW BOYLE. July 24, 1918. NOTE. Any Editor... ...EW BOYLE. July 24, 1918. NOTE. Any Editorial Note or explanation is enclosed in brackets [ ] CONTENTS PAGE INTRODUCTION 5 DECREES OF NEUTRALITY Now R... ...MANY AND THE CONSEQUENT MEASURES... ... 27 PROTECTION OF BRAZILIAN INTERESTS IN GERMANY 32 PROTECTION OF GERMAN INTERESTS IN BRAZIL 33 PROTECTION OF B... ...s of the two conventions signed by Brazil at the Hague with reierence to the rights and duties of Neutral Powers and Persons.] ll 12 THE BRAZILIAN GR... ...mies, and were, according to their own conviction, quite compatible with the rights of other nations. With regard to Belgium, the Chancellor had decla... ...ject of conquering Germany by hunger. Through its brutal dis- regard for the Rights of Nations, the group of Powers led by England not only suppress t... ...hains misfortunes on the world, with a disregard for the most sacred laws of humanity, with a disregard for the protests of neutrals severely affected... ...e struggle is prolonged brings new devastations, new miseries, new losses of human life. Every day which shortens the war will save for both sides the... ...life of thousands of soldiers and will contribute to the benefit of tortured humanity. The Imperial Government would not be able to assume the respons...

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Human rights in Argentina

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... Foreign relations Human rights ... ... Foreign relations Human rights ... ...ily by Jorge Rafael Videla's military government, ended years ago, and the human rights situation in Argentina has improved since. ... ... Jorge Rafael Videla's military government, ended years ago, and the human rights situation in Argentina has improved since. ... ...ela's military government, ended years ago, and the human rights situation in Argentina has improved since. Conten... ...ation 4 Political rights 4.1 Elections and politica... ... 5 Governmental response to investigation of alleged human rights violations 6 Discrimination, so... ... 6 Discrimination, societal abuses, and trafficking in persons 6.1 Women ... ... History The history of human rights in Argentina is affected by the Dirty War and its aftermath. ...

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Brazil at the Lovisiana Pvrchase Exposition, St. Louis, 1904

By: Brazil. Commisso, Louisiana Purchase Exposio, 1904; Souza Aguiar, F. M. De

... BRAZIL AT THE LOVISIANA A. BRAZILIAN PAVILION NOTICE THIS PUBLICATION, intended to be more of a sou... ...enir of Brazil's participation at the International Exposition of J904, held in St. Louis, commemorating: the purchase of the Louisiana Territory, tha... ...oint for future investigation* The visitor, examining the products exhibited in the different depart- ments, might be desirous of possessing a knowled... ...esired information, lead him generally to give up any idea he might have had in mind of becoming better acquainted with products and business methods ... ...d by having 36 teeth, while those of the old world have a nose more like the human one, with thin septum and 32 teeth like man. The Brazilian rodents ... ...ty and health of the public in general. The laws of the country insure equal rights to all, although excep- tionally some temporary privileges are Rio... ... part of the people are Apostolic Roman Catholics, all religions enjoy equal rights and entire liberty. JUSTICE Justice is guaranteed by courts of dif... ...as not the presumption of competing with foreign countries in this branch of human activity, but feels proud that in some of the goods exhibited the q... ...in Brazil; there is a very large number of provident, charitable, beneficent,humane, social, educational, religious and hospital societies, which take...

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Human rights in Japan

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...l Affairs Bureau offices and civil liberties volunteers dealt with 359,971 human rights related complaints and 18,786 reports of suspected human right... ...irs Bureau offices and civil liberties volunteers dealt with 359,971 human rights related complaints and 18,786 reports of suspected human rights viol... ...ights violations during 2003. Many of these cases were ultimately resolved in the courts. Contents ... ...ement 4 Political rights 5 Discrimination ... ... 10 Comfort women 11 Rights of children 11.1 Child abu... ... 11.3 Dictatorship of older students in schools 11.4 Pedophilia ... ...onstitution guarantees equality between the sexes. The percentage of women in full-time jobs grew steadily during the 1980s and early 1990s. The Diet'... ...er sentence than otherwise. However, reports by Japanese bar associations, human rights groups, and some prisoners indicated such physical abuse often... ...red to inform a condemned inmate's family prior to the person's execution. Human rights organizations reported that lawyers also were not told of an e...

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Archivos Do Museu Nacional : Vol. 6, 1885

By: Museu Nacional (Brazil)

...... ...als, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our mission is... ...... ...s any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyrights... ...... ...DO DO RIO DEJANEIRO Nunquam aliuJ natura, aliud sapicntia dicil. J. 14. 331. In 5.ilvis academi qucerere rerum. Quamquam Socraticis madet sevmouibiis.... ...a paleontologia. Ah ! qua ntas paginas indecifradas, sobre a his- i^toria da humanidade, não encerram ainda esses archivos de pedra até hoje occultos ... ...um de louças, madeira carbonisada, ossos ou outros restos in- .dicando acção humana, cheguei um tanto levianamente á conclusão de que o deposito se fo... ...en ; (1) mas, posto que o Sr. Khome e eu procurássemos cuidadosamente restos humanos n'uma grande excavação que mostrava uma superfície de dous ou trê...

Biological abstracts; Vol. 1 (1876)-v. 22 (1919) in v. 22

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Rights

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... Claim rights and liberty rights ... ...ghts Individual and group rights Natural and legal r... ...hts Negative and positive rights ... ... Human rights ... ... Fetuses Humans Natives ... ...ocial convention, or ethical theory.[1] Rights are of essential importance in such disciplines as law and ethics, especially theories of justice and d... ...f society and culture,[2] and the history of social conflicts can be found in the history of each right and its development. According to the Stanford... ... to pronounce the couple husband and wife, to be left alone, to go to hell in one's own way.[1] ” ... ... artificial, not man-made", as in rights deriving from deontic logic, from human nature, or from the edicts of a god. They are universal; that is, the...

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Brazil Viewed through a Naval Glass : With Notes on Slavery and the Slave Trade

By: Wilberforce, Edward, 1834-1914

...EWED THROUGH by EDWARD WILBERFORCE BRAZIL. BRAZIL VIEWED THROUGH A NAVAL GLASS \VITQ NOTES ON SLAVERY AND T... ...rnlntr, mellow rnooni, ami hnppjr iVIes, Breadths of tropic shade, and palm* in cluster, knot* of Paradise. Nerer come* th trader, never float* an Eur... ...eaTr-b1o**om'd bower, hang* the hearr-fruited tore* Bummer Ule* ofEden lying in dark purple sphere, ofsea. Ttssrtoa'6 Lodalev Hatt. LONDON: LONGMAN, B... ...t Ubraay Jtbualeb TO A YOUNG LADY, AT I1EK OWN BEQUEST. CONTENTS. CHAPTER L in* England to Madeira English spoken TheBanana Land atFnnchal In a Circu... ...et* AtSea Flying Fish The Portuguese Nary Among the Slave Ships 1 CHAPTER IL Brazil, Historical, and Tonristical Bio as it Will Be Bio as it I Mountai... ... it I Mountains, Forts, Beauties, and their Drawbacks Wealth and Health Food Brazilian Diet in Town and Country ... 21 CHAPTER IIL Naval Mems. Brazili... ...ro, I will discourse upon the two most important topics con- nected with the human race, wealth and health. Firstly, as to money. The currency in Braz... ...d to take strong measures for the sup- pression of that nefarious traffic in human flesh that has 72 BRAZIL. so long disgraced the Brazilian nation, ... ...ns and appointments. 150 BRAZIL. Pin ding the place thinly inhabited by the human race, and almost destitute of spirituous liquors, the captain resol...

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Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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...Universal Declaration of Human Rights ... ...Eleanor Roosevelt with the Spanish version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. ... ...r Roosevelt with the Spanish version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. ... ... Purpose Human rights Rig... ... Purpose Human rights Rights ... ... Human rights ... ... The Declaration consists of thirty articles which have been elaborated in subsequent international treaties, regional human rights instruments, na... ...nal Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and its two Optional Protocols. In 1966, the General Assembly adopted the two detailed Covenants, which com... ...detailed Covenants, which complete the International Bill of Human Rights. In 1976, after the Covenants had been ratified by a sufficient number of in...

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Recent Developments in Nigeria : Joint Hearing before the Subcommittee on Africa and International Operations and Human Rights of the Committee on International Relations, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fourth Congress, First Session, December 12, 1995

By: United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interational Relations. Subcommittee on Africa; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Interational Relations. Subcommittee on Interational Operations and Human Rights

...V RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN NIGERIA Y 4, IN 8/16:0 49/2 Recent Developnents in Nigeriai 104... JOINT HEARING BEFORE ... ...EARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEES ON AFRICA AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS HOUSE OF REPRESENT... ... BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEES ON AFRICA AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES... ...ales Office. Washington.DC 20402 ISBN 0-16-052636-1 RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN NIGERIA Y 4. IN 8/ 16: D 49/2 Recent Developnents in Nigeria^ 104... JOI... ...EARING BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEES ON AFRICA AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS HOUSE OF REPRESENT... ... BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEES ON AFRICA AND INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS AND HUMAN RIGHTS OF THE COMMITTEE ON INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES... ...atic Professional StaffMember Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights CHRISTOPHER H. SMITH, New Jersey, Chairman BENJAMIN A. OILMAN,... ...rofessional StaffMember Subcommittee on International Operations and Human Rights CHRISTOPHER H. SMITH, New Jersey, Chairman BENJAMIN A. OILMAN, New Y... ...3 APPENDIX Prepared statements: Hon. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, a Representative in Congress from the State of Florida 59 Hon. Christopher H. Smith, a Repre...

...Subject: Human rights -- Nigeria; Nigeria -- Politics and government 1984-1993; Nigeria -- Foreign relations United States; United States -- Foreign relations Nigeria...

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United Nations Commission on Human Rights

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...The United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) was a functional commission within the overall framewo... ...The United Nations Commission on Human Rights (UNCHR) was a functional commission within the overall framework of ... ...f the United Nations from 1946 until it was replaced by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2006. It was a subsidiary body of the UN Economic a... ...United Nations from 1946 until it was replaced by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2006. It was a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Soc... ...from 1946 until it was replaced by the United Nations Human Rights Council in 2006. It was a subsidiary body of the UN Economic and Social Council (EC... ...body of the UN Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), and was also assisted in its work by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human... ...sted in its work by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR). It was the UN's principal mechanism and internationa... ...n its work by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCHR). It was the UN's principal mechanism and international foru... ... History The UNCHR was established in 1946 by ECOSOC, and was one of the first two "Functional Commissions" se...

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Notices of Brazil in 1828 and 1829 : Volume 1

By: Walsh, Robert, 1772-1852

...est of ColonelGeorgeEarl Church 1835-1910 c NOTICES OF BRAZIL IN 1828 AND 1829. BY THE REV. R.WALSH, LL. D. M.R.I.A. AUTHOR OF "A JOURNEY... ...H, LL. D. M.R.I.A. AUTHOR OF "A JOURNEY FROM CONSTANTINOPL E," &c. &c. &c. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. I. LONDON: FREDERICK WESTLEY AND A. H. DAVIS, statione... ...ONDON : PRINTED BY R. CLAY, BREAD-STREET-IIILL, CHEAPSIDE. ADVERTISEMENT. In the Summer of 1828, His Majesty's Go- vernment were of opinion, that the... ...the Portuguese question would be set at rest, in amalgamating Dom Miguel's rights as a2 IV ADVERTISEMENT. Dona Maria's husband, with hers as Queen of... ...za, 270. Emperor returns to Rio, 271. Battle of Ituzango, 272. War against human civihzation, 273. Peace made but not ratified, 274. Legislative body ... ...quator, 406. CONTENTS. XJU Lock-jaw and worms in the head, 407. Poison by human hair, ibid. Lime and dirt, 408. Elephantiasis, 409. Various sjrmptoms... ...encounter. One thing, however, struck me as among the inconsistent acts of humanity, in which our erring nature delights to indulge : it was intended ... ...Chambers," said he in his petition, " suffer that an attack be made on the rights of the constitution, by destroying the inviolability of its members,... ...n debate, they will vote their own condemnation in surrendering their best rights and privileges." He forgot that this in- violability was only subseq...

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Brazil

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... Brazil is the largest national economy in Latin America, the world's seventh largest economy at market exchange ra... ...s seventh largest economy at market exchange rates and the seventh largest in purchasing power parity (PPP), according to the International Monetary F... ...The Brazilian economy has been predicted to become one of the five largest in the world in the decades to come, the GDP per capita following and growi... ...actbook. Retrieved on 3 April 2012. ^ "2014 Human Development Report Summary". United Nations Development Programme. 20... ... Burgorgue-Larsen & Amaya Úbeda de Torres "The Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Case Law and Commentary" Oxford University Press 2011 ISBN 97... ...rgue-Larsen & Amaya Úbeda de Torres "The Inter-American Court of Human Rights: Case Law and Commentary" Oxford University Press 2011 ISBN 97801995... ... 2012. ^ Charles J. Russo (2011). The Legal Rights of Students with Disabilities: International Perspectives. Rowman &a... ... ^ Gayle Kassing (2007). History of Dance: An Interactive Arts Approach. Human Kinetics 10%. p. 236.   ^ Mi... ... Human rights ...

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History of the Telephone and Telegraph in Brazil, 1851-1921

By: Casson, Herbert Newton, B. 1869

...' UC-NRLF 5141 B4 r History of the Telephone and Telegraph in Brazil 1851 1921 By VICTOR M. BERTHOLD of the American Telephone and Tel... ...' UC-NRLF 5141 B4 r History of the Telephone and Telegraph in Brazil 1851 1921 By VICTOR M. BERTHOLD of the American Telephone and Telegr... ...y NEW YORK Nineteen Twenty-two History of the Telephone and Telegraph m Brazil 1851 1921 By VICTOR M. BERTHOLD of the American Telephone and Telegr... ... Development under the Empire, 1851-1889 The introduction of the telegraph in Brazil is contemporaneous with the war waged by the Empire from 1851 to ... ...azil is contemporaneous with the war waged by the Empire from 1851 to 1854 in defense of Uruguay against the Argentine dictator, Rosas. According to t... ...ee No. 965A of June 30, 1892, permitted the concessionaire to transfer his rights to the South American Cable Company, Ltd., registered at Lon- don Ju... ...No. 7598 of October 14, 1908) permitted the concessionaire to transfer his rights to the Deutsch- Sudamerikanische Telegraphengesellschaft. The route ... ...Company, Ltd. The Western Telegraph Company, Ltd., therefore holds all the rights and privileges granted under decree No. 5270 of April 26, 1873, and ... ... at the Cen- tennial Exposition in Philadelphia in 1876, after hearing the human voice over the telephone, made the historic exclamation, "My God, it ...

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Human trafficking

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...Forced prostitution Human trafficking Pe... ... labor Field slaves in the United States ... ... Blackbirding in Australia Human t... ...irding in Australia Human trafficking in Australia ... ...a Human trafficking in Australia Slave r... ...ng in Easter Island Human trafficking in Papua New Guinea ... ...ing is a crime against the person because of the violation of the victim's rights of movement through coercion and because of their commercial exploit... ... Human trafficking is condemned as a violation of human rights by international conventions. In addition, human trafficking is subj... ...on laws of the destination country, and does not require violations of the rights of the smuggled person. Human trafficking, on the other hand, is a c...

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Notices of Brazil in 1828 and 1829; Volume: 1

By: Walsh, R. (Robert), 1772-1852;

...est of ColonelGeorgeEarl Church 1835-1910 c NOTICES OF BRAZIL IN 1828 AND 1829. BY THE REV. R.WALSH, LL. D. M.R.I.A. AUTHOR OF "A JOURNEY... ...H, LL. D. M.R.I.A. AUTHOR OF "A JOURNEY FROM CONSTANTINOPL E," &c. &c. &c. IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. I. LONDON: FREDERICK WESTLEY AND A. H. DAVIS, statione... ...ONDON : PRINTED BY R. CLAY, BREAD-STREET-IIILL, CHEAPSIDE. ADVERTISEMENT. In the Summer of 1828, His Majesty's Go- vernment were of opinion, that the... ...the Portuguese question would be set at rest, in amalgamating Dom Miguel's rights as a2 IV ADVERTISEMENT. Dona Maria's husband, with hers as Queen of... ...za, 270. Emperor returns to Rio, 271. Battle of Ituzango, 272. War against human civihzation, 273. Peace made but not ratified, 274. Legislative body ... ...quator, 406. CONTENTS. XJU Lock-jaw and worms in the head, 407. Poison by human hair, ibid. Lime and dirt, 408. Elephantiasis, 409. Various sjrmptoms... ...encounter. One thing, however, struck me as among the inconsistent acts of humanity, in which our erring nature delights to indulge : it was intended ... ...Chambers," said he in his petition, " suffer that an attack be made on the rights of the constitution, by destroying the inviolability of its members,... ...n debate, they will vote their own condemnation in surrendering their best rights and privileges." He forgot that this in- violability was only subseq...

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List of human rights articles by country

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... Human rights in Africa ... ... Human rights in Africa ... ... Human rights in Africa ... ... Citizens of the African nations are provided supranational human rights protection by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rig... ... Citizens of the African nations are provided supranational human rights protection by the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights. S... ...mission on Human and Peoples' Rights. See also Network of African National Human Rights Institutions. North And South America ... ...n on Human and Peoples' Rights. See also Network of African National Human Rights Institutions. North And South America ... ... Human rights in North America ... ... Human rights in South America ...

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Brazil and the Brazilians : Portrayed in Historical and Descriptive Sketches

By: Kidder, Daniel P. (Daniel Parish), 1815-1891; Fletcher, James C. (James Cooley), 1823-1901

... by D. P. KIDDER BRAZIL AND THE BRAZILIANS, PORTKAYED IN HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE SKETCHES. BY REV. D. P. KIDDER, D.D., AND R... .... PREFACE. THE popular notion of Brazil is, to a certain extent, delineated in the accompanying side-illustrations. Mighty rivers and virgin forests,... ...evolutions, and earthquakes, are the com- ponent parts of the picture formed in the mind's eye. It is probahly hazarding no- thing to say that a very ... ... and the beauties of art abounding in any country, it must be confessed that human exist- ence, with its weal or woe, involves a far deeper interest. ... ...on of "goods," crashes in its wake. Formerly all this labor was performed by human hands, and scarcely a cart or a dray was used in the city, unless, ... ... mild man, past the meridian of life, who has seen many ofthe rough sides of humanity, something agreeable and pleasant in the tranquil, calm, noisele... ...o read no placards calling upon the sove- reigns to rise and vindicate their rights, to listen to no stump- speeches or dinner-orations, never once to... ... decree convoked another, in conformity with the acknowledged constitutional rights of his people." A special commission of ten individuals was conven... ...with horror, wonder, and pity upon the self-constituted bill of the people's rights again and again trampled under foot by turbulent faction and pries...

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Inter-American Commission on Human Rights

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...Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Abbreviation ... ...Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Abbreviation ... ... Purpose Human Rights monitoring in the Americas ... ... Purpose Human Rights monitoring in the Americas ... ... Purpose Human Rights monitoring in the Americas Location ... ...ACHR The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (the IACHR or, in the three other official languages – S... ... The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (the IACHR or, in the three other official languages – Spanish... ... The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (the IACHR or, in the three other official languages – Spanish, French, and Organiza... ...ghts. The IACHR is a permanent body, with headquarters in Washington, D.C., United States, and it meets in regular and special ses...

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