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 ●

AU: American University · 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

promote universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and freedoms, 3 I G f c p ^ J L to o k I Developing countries, with due regard to human rights and their T h e States Parties to the present IT IS MORE IMPORTANT TO KEEP THE SPOTLIGHT ON HUMAN RIGHTS AMD I • OTHER SOVIET QUESTIONS THAT EXCITE WAS L I M I T E D ONLY TO THE F I E L D OF HUMAN RIGHTS WHEREAS C I T I Z E N S ALSO HAD THE RIGHT

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

could put his name to such a communique when human rights and fundamental freedoms were so sadly lacking they expressed regret at the suppression of human rights and fundamental free- doms in certain CSCE participating m e a s u r e s to strengthen observance of human rights by all CSCE participating S t a t e s . Such

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents concerning a visit to West Berlin by the British prime minister, Margaret Thatcher, in October 1982. Subjects covered in the file include Thatcher's desire to place …

most powerful symbol I know of the denial of human rights. There is nothing quite like it anywhere else

The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

in East Germany, including the rights of the four powers, official visits, trade and finance, human rights, the work of the British Council, and the B.B.C.'s German service. Other documents in the file

artifically inflates the trade figures. (c) Human Rights It remains a British interest that there should improvement of the GDR authorities' policy on human rights and human contacts. • • • • • • • • • • •

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