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 …



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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

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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

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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

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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

• > r r . * ' ^ • -kC PRESIDENCY PAPER ON HUMAN RIGHTS IN POLAND 1. I imagine that b the time this to a request from Copenhagen, on the current human rights situation in Poland. I enclose a copy of the 1982. CONFIDENTIAL HUMAN RIGHTS SITUATION IN POLAND Arguably, the human rights situation in Poland activity. The following aspects of the present human rights situation may be noted: Only a token room is

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

typical of the many accourts of the abuse of human rights in the Soviet Union which come to our notice needed improvement in the Soviet performance on human rights. Ky colleague the Foreign Secretary hor. indeed importance attached by the British Government to human rights and of the strong feeling in the United Kingdom typical of the many accounts of the abuse of human rights in the Soviet Union which come to our notice needed improvement in the Soviet performance on human rights. The Soviet Union have been reminded on several

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

These facts are readily cited by Rac about human rights in Poland, with the divisions in the U.S., t ^ o n e o f t h e organization's of human rights is one of our primary of support in the West developing a staff, is located at respect for human rights in Poland. while the other, written by Mark

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file of documents concerning the restitution of Czechoslovak gold and the settlement of British claims against Czechoslovakia. Subjects discussed in the file include the successful repatriation of Czechoslovak gold …

still far apart from us upon key issues such as human rights and democratic freedoms» The Czechoslovaks

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