Human Rights

Human rights are moral principles or norms that describe certain standards of human behaviour and are regularly protected in municipal and international law. They are commonly understood as inalienable, fundamental rights "to which a person is inherently entitled simply because she or he is a human being" and which are "inherent in all human beings", regardless of their age, ethnic origin, location, language, religion, ethnicity, or any other status. They are applicable everywhere and at every time in the sense of being universal, and they are egalitarian in the sense of being the same for everyone. They are regarded as …



11 May 2022 English

Gill Bennett, Anthony Glees, Michael Goodman, Matthew Jones, Michael Morgan and Denis Smyth

on international history and the history of human rights. Denis Smyth Denis Smyth is a Professor in

5 May 2022 English

Notes of interest with links to documents in Cold War Eastern Europe. Links to photos, maps and compelling stories.

actions to be taken against various countries over human rights issues. FCO 28/3106 7-8 Textual A biographical but it was a riposte to British criticism of human rights and treatment of minorities in the Soviet Union

5 May 2022 English

List of files retained by the British government that are not available in Cold War Eastern Europe

Union visa1982 Jan 01 - 1982 Dec 31 FCO 28 5146 Human rights in the Soviet Union: general papers 1982 Jan

4 May 2022 English

Editorial description of the content of Cold War Eastern Europe

Security and Migration ● Dissent, Resistance, and Human Rights ● Domestic Politics ● Economics and Trade ●

1 January 2017 English

The Cold War in Europe was intertwined with the Second World War in a rather circular fashion. The East/West conflict arose from the circumstances of the end of the world …

End of the Cold War: Diplomacy, Societies and Human Rights, 1972–1990 (New York: Berghahn Books, 2019)

1 January 2017 English

Soon after the Allies defeated Germany in World War II, the country became the central battleground of the Cold War between the communist East and democratic, capitalist West. To prevent …

Act, which included a basket of provisions on human rights, such as freedom of travel and reunification

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

concerned to instruct him that the promises on human rights meant as much as the confidencerbuilding measures interest in the CDE and too much interest in human rights. The only crumb of hope I gave him discuss human ri hts, but saw the question of human rights in a .vider context t' an the question of mixed mixed marriages, emigration, etc. ¿iomania sa.; human rights as including the right to life, work, ducation permanent decline in the Romanian market. iii) Human Rights To encourage the Romanians to introduce a greater

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

this to satisfy Scandinavian crusaders for human rights in non- I Communist states. I TFN* MM,

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 French

A file of correspondence and reports concerning inner-German relations. The documents cover statements on foreign policy issued by the governments of East Germany and West Germany; a speech by the …

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

Winnick: On a point of order, Mr. Speaker. • • human rights. Mr. Speaker: I will take the hon. Gentleman's u - • , , , t h e r e are certainly no human rights there. H • Mr. Koy Hughes: Has the Minister refer the House to the statement issued taiy human rights group's visit in 1978. Does he agree that H he will make a statement. Government about human rights in Turkey. Mr. Luce: I have nothing to add Haltemprice (Sir P. Wall). alleged breaches of human rights and of our wish to see an early and full restoration

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