QUESTION: How does the UN keep a check on violations of Human Rights by the Member States? ANSWER: The UN Commission on Human Rights and its sub-commission on prevention of discrimination
How has the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights influenced the Fundamental Rights contained in the Indian Constitution?
The Centre assists the organs of the United Nations in the promotion and protection of human rights, carries out researches, and publishes and discriminates information about human rights.
The official policy of racial discrimination and segregation practiced against Non-Whites by the White Government of South Africa is called Apartheid.
Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interest resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic protection of which he is the author.
QUESTION: Where is the Centre for Human Rights? What do you know about its composition? ANSWER: The Centre for Human Rights is located in Geneva, Switzerland. It is headed by the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights and five branches and the office of the High Commissioner.
During and before World War II, the Fascist and Nazi rulers of Italy and Germany committed inhuman atrocities against the Jews and indulged in gross violation of fundamental rights and freedom of people under their subjugation.
Human Rights are those rights that every human being is entitled to enjoy. They are fundamental to one’s welfare and are derived from the inherent dignity of human beings.
Though a separate Charter is not made on Human Rights in the UN Charter the specific mention of Human Rights has been made at various places.
The United Nations Commission on Human Rights prepared a draft on the general principles governing human rights as a common standard of achievement for all people and nations.