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There had been tremendous progress toward a consensus in creating a human rights council. That consensus has now been damaged because Bolton picked up the pages of the draft document and threw them into the air.
Kenneth Roth
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Norman Solomon
But the U.S. Record, as assessed by independent organizations like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, is reprehensible.
Norman Solomon
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We are receiving reports from Nepal about the arrest of leaders of political parties as well as human rights and civil society activists.
Navtej Sarna
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You can be proud of our forces, ... Our forces ... respect human rights.
Bayan Jabr
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I have no problem taking privileges away... It comes to a different level of basic human rights if you take away clothing and dignity. I don't know if it is consistent with the sheriff's core values.
Michael Gennaco
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I have no problem taking privileges away. It comes to a different level of basic human rights if you take away clothing and dignity. I don't know if it is consistent with the sheriff's core values.
Michael Gennaco
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If people are displaced due to a development project, then it is a violation of their human rights and a violation by the government of its commitment to observing human rights.
Miloon Kothari
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State laws on domestic and sexual violence fall significantly short of Mexico's international human rights obligations. The definition of incest as voluntary sex is an insult to the thousands of girls who suffer abuse daily. No one, and least of all girls raped and impregnated by their fathers or brothers, should be forced to carry a pregnancy to term.
Kenneth Roth
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Violence is not a respecter of persons and, just like everyone has human rights, every human can have their rights infringed upon. Every human has a right to be respected.
Derick Virgil
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It would be too easy for countries that are habitual violators of human rights to get onto the Human Rights Council.
Kevin Moley
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Hurricane Katrina only highlighted existing human rights violations that had been happening all along. Any time that along the Mississippi Gulf Coast people are still living in tents because they can't get their homes rebuilt or there is no housing for them, it's just really shameful. It's like we are living in a Third World country in the south.
Nsombi Lambright
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Human rights is the only ideology that deserves to survive,
Simon Wiesenthal
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safeguard against human rights violations.
Manmohan Singh
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Human Rights and Globalisation
Mahathir Mohamad
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There has been a significant backsliding on human rights and we are seeing that principally in terms of increasing restrictions on what it's possible to say in the press -- certainly what it's possible to say on the Internet.
Kenneth Roth
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We truly convinced that the respect and protection of human rights and freedoms are the main pillars of a pluralistic democratic society.
Fatos Nano
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All CE members are equally committed to the supremacy of the law and human rights, yet some implement their programs at the expense of others.
Konstantin Kosachyov
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He didn't mention human rights.
Martin Lee
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At some point it becomes a human rights issue. A hotelier might like greeting people and want to continue doing it. What right has the government to tax that person out of business?
Larry White
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Many of these activists are defending human rights. The authorities must ensure that they are able to continue with their peaceful activities without fear of arbitrary detention, harassment or other human rights violations.
Mark Allison
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These detentions and other abuses seriously undermine claims by the authorities to 'respect and protect human rights', a new provision introduced into the Chinese Constitution in March 2004.
Mark Allison
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There are certainly human rights concerns. Very serious human rights concerns that I would like to have fully clarified,
Mary Robinson
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I believe that there is a more serious realization (in Moscow) of the serious scale of human rights allegations that need to be investigated,
Mary Robinson
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Count up the results of 50 years of human rights mechanisms, 30 years of multibillion-dollar development programs and endless high-level rhetoric, and the global impact is quite underwhelming, ... This is a failure of implementation on a scale which shames us all.
Mary Robinson
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I am very clear that it's a human rights situation and it will be important for me to appraise this perspective, the extent of the human rights situation, extra-judicial killings, torture, etcetera,
Mary Robinson
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Australia is in a great position to take a human rights lead in this region and to make the argument to the other countries -- the rational, intellectual, legal argument as to why the death penalty simply can no longer be tolerated.
Lex Lasry
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firmly opposed to [the West] interfering in other countries' internal affairs by using the human rights issue.
Li Peng
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But on the other hand, we all know that China has a very bad record on human rights, and we are afraid that the Chinese authorities are going to interpret this decision as their victory for the past policies. I think the Chinese government is going to do that.
Li Yang
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None of these difficulties can be invoked by state agents to justify violations of human rights committed in total impunity.
Jean-Bertrand Aristide
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The global response to global terrorism must not endanger fundamental human rights and freedoms.
Stjepan Mesic
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