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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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

Helsinki Final Act and the ratification of the UN Human Rights Covenants triggered off the more organised capital projects in third country markets. iii. Human Rights To impress upon the Czechoslovak authorities opinion in the UK attach to the observance of the human rights provision® in the CSCE Final Act, and to make attaches to relations with Czechoslovakia. Human Rights 4. Please see separate brief. British Media by the Czechoslovak authorities attitude to human rights and by their support for the Soviet Union on


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

[would be] a serious breach of fundamental human rights.] [It [marks] (France) [would mark] a further [would be] a serious breach of fundamental human rights.] [It [marks] (France) [would mark] a further


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

A file containing documents concerning Soviet visitors to the United Kingdom. The principal subject covered in the file is a planned visit to Britain by a Soviet deputy health minister …

break with tradition. k e m taken to stop human rights President Muhammad was A s , a t e vi si


The National Archives · 1 January 1982 English

independent of Soviet policy. < I (iii) Human Rights. To encourage the Bulgarians Î to be more


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