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Defending Human Rights Worldwide

Defending Human Rights Worldwide

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Preamble Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people, Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of law,

Gillard's gift of four war planes Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard, and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Picture: AP/Dita Alangkara. Source: AP FOUR RAAF Hercules worth an estimated $30 million will be given to Indonesia for humanitarian work. And a further three, high-speed naval intercept vessels will be deployed to Indonesian waters to launch a new offensive against people smugglers. National Security Bureau Prof. Stanisław Koziej, PhD, Secretary of State - Head of the National Security Bureau - Contact: phone: +48 22 695 18 00 fax: +48 22 695 18 01 email: Born in 1943 in Glinnik near Lublin, Gen. Stanisław Koziej graduated from the Mechanised Forces Military Academy in Wrocław (1965) and The Academy of the General Staff of the Polish Army in Warsaw (1973).

Declaration on the Right and Responsibility Adopted by General Assembly resolution 53/144 of 9 December 1998 The General Assembly , Reaffirming the importance of the observance of the purposes and principles of the Charter of the United Nations for the promotion and protection of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for all persons in all countries of the world, Reaffirming also the importance of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the International Covenants on Human Rights as basic elements of international efforts to promote universal respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental freedoms and the importance of other human rights instruments adopted within the United Nations system, as well as those at the regional level, Recognizing the relationship between international peace and security and the enjoyment of human rights and fundamental freedoms, and mindful that the absence of international peace and security does not excuse non-compliance, Declares :

Petition: The Australian Government and the Australian Human Rights Commission: Respect Schapelle Corby's Human Rights! I just signed the following petition addressed to: The Australian Government and the Australian Human Rights Commission. ----------------Respect Schapelle Corby's Human Rights! The Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Article 5. Jerzy Szmajdziński Grave of Jerzy Szmajdziński in Wilanów Jerzy Andrzej Szmajdziński (Polish pronunciation: [ˈjɛʐɨ ʂmajˈdʑiɲskʲi], April 9, 1952 – April 10, 2010) was a Polish politician who was a Vice-Marshal of Polish Sejm and previously served as Minister of Defence. He was a candidate for President of Poland in the 2010 election. Szmajdziński graduated from the Wrocław University of Economics.

CIA prison in Poland Poland is under increasing pressure to investigate fully whether the CIA operated secret torture and detention facilities in Stare Kiejkuty. As Peter Kemp predicted, the European Parliament has now intervened. In a resolution from the eighth of June it says that it: "5. Reiterates its call to the US authorities to review the military commissions system to ensure fair trials, to close Guantánamo, to prohibit in any circumstances the use of torture, ill-treatment, incommunicado detention, indefinite detention without trial and enforced disappearances, and reminds the EU institutions and Member States of their duty not to collaborate in, or cover up, such acts prohibited by international, European and national law;" "7.

09-02 Polish CIA prison: US and Poland had been trying to "put story to rest" #wlfind A new Wikileaks release 05WARSAW4030 finally proves that the United States and Poland colluded in their efforts to silence questions about a CIA prison in Masovia. This is what the cable says: "[FM] Meller's staff expects that the renditions and "CIA prisons" issue will continue to dog the Polish government, despite our and the Poles' best efforts to put this story to rest. In response to sustained media pressure, PM Marcinkiewicz announced December 10 that his government will order an internal probe "to close the issue."

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