Violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan
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Violations of human rights and fundamental freedoms in the Democratic Republic of Afghanistan an Amnesty International report. by Amnesty International

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Published by Amnesty International, International Secretariat in London, England .
Written in English



  • Afghanistan.


  • Civil rights -- Afghanistan.,
  • Human rights -- Afghanistan.

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LC ClassificationsJC599.A3 A45 1979
The Physical Object
Pagination18 [xvi] p. ;
Number of Pages18
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Open LibraryOL3031766M
LC Control Number82119174

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After adaptation of Constitution of the Republic of Azerbaijan (), new legislative acts and amendments were issued in line with democratic principles and in consistency with requirements of international law within the legal reforms in Azerbaijan. Generally, there are 48 Articles regarding principal human and Civil Rights and Freedoms in the Constitution of Azerbaijan. Rule of Law Specialist Scott Worden testified on Capitol Hill on Ma on the issue of "Human Rights in Afghanistan." A former adviser to the U.N. Assistance Mission in Afghanistan on human rights and elections issues, Worden helped the U.S. Helsinki Commission examine the current state of human rights in Afghanistan. Human rights have been ignored by those in power and those seeking power in Afghanistan for far too long. Human rights abuses both current and past underscore the need to remedy this situation in any future peace process. Human rights should not just be on the political agenda for Afghanistan – human rights must become the agenda. The Afghanistan Human Rights and Democracy Organisation (AHRDO) was established in early by Afghan human rights and civil society activists with a strong commitment to work with the most marginalised sectors of society.. AHRDO is committed to the promotion of democracy, non-violence and human rights in Afghanistan and the region. They work principally through employing arts and .

  Suspension of Rights: Numerous countries have suspended fundamental democratic rights such as freedom of assembly, freedom of movement and protections against warrantless searches and warrantless. The United Arab Emirates’ intolerance of criticism continued in as authorities in May sentenced Ahmed Mansoor, an Emirati award-winning human rights activist, to a year prison sentence. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal.   From rampant violence and sexual abuse against women, to the commission of crimes against humanity by dictators, was a year filled with pervasive human rights violations worldwide.

religious freedom and the other fundamental rights of the human person. Lamentably, democracy is in decline around the world and all civil liberties are under crossfire. 1 The freedoms of expression and religion, the touchstones of democracy, are also being threatened. It must be understood that religious freedom and democracy are inseparable. While the Taliban were well known for numerous human rights abuses, several human rights violations continue to take place in the post-Taliban government era. Afghanistan has an interesting strong human rights framework within its constitution. A bill of rights is enshrined in chapter two of the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan's constitution. AFGHANISTAN 2 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for United States Department of State • Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor a. Arbitrary Deprivation of Life and Other Unlawful Politically Motivated Killings There were several reports that the government or its agents committed arbitrary or unlawful killings. As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states, all people possess human rights and fundamental freedoms that governments must protect. The government of the People’s Republic of China (PRC), guided by a totalitarian ideology under the absolute rule of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), deprives citizens of their rights on a sweeping scale and [ ].