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2 Objectives define what rights we have as humans and how those rights could be taken away or suppressed. read and discuss the article 2 In Would- Be Opposition Party Arrested in Chinese Crackdown. In this Lesson you will

3 develop a "Bill of Human Rights" compare the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to your "Bill of Human Rights" learn about the activities of Amnesty International

4 What do you think our rights are as human beings ?

5 Religious The right to free religion HUMAN RIGHTS Economical Equal opportunities at work place Social welfare Political The right to vote Personal The right to privacy

6 People have not always had these basic rights royaltyaristocracy third class

7 People have not always had these basic rights Up until the 17th century,the countries of Europe were ruled by a monarch, (a king or queen). The monarch had full legislative and judicial powers. A persons status and rights in society were defined by his birth, education, religion and profession. royaltyaristocracy third class

8 Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. Men are born and remain free and equal in rights. The French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen, France, August 26, 1789 ("בני האדם נולדו ונשארים חופשיים ושווים בזכויותיהם.")

9 the 14th century the 18th century the 17th century the 20th century This declaration was written in

10 The rights of the French nation The rights of the European people The rights of every human being in the world The rights of rich people What does the term Human Rights mean?

11 I/w some rights no rights all basic rights A free man has

12 The French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen was created in 1789, during the French Revolution. This was the first time in modern European history that the people rebelled against their rulers. The people decided that they should have self - government.

13 Can you predict which of the following statements are written in this declaration? The right to do anything you wish as long as it does not harm others. The right to own property The right to receive free education The right to a fair trial

14 Can you predict which of the following statements are written in this declaration? The rights of men and women are equal The right to equal pay The right of freedom of religion The right to participate in government The right to express ones ideas and opinions

15 The answer: The right to do anything you wish as long as it does not harm others. The right to own property The right to receive free education The right to a fair trial

16 The answer: The rights of men and women are equal The right to equal pay The right to participate in government The right to express ones ideas and opinions The right of freedom of religion

17 The French Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen states there were to be no class privileges and no interference with freedom of thought or religion

18 were to be and Liberty, property,security freedom from oppression a persons natural rights

19 Did people achieve basic rights ?

20 What forces can suppress or take away the rights of humans ?

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22 Universal Declaration of Human Rights declares: All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. The United Nations (UN) "כל בני האדם נולדים שווים בכבודם ובזכויותיהם"

23 On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations declared the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

24 Match the following flags to their country Syria France United Kingdom Russia China US

25 The United Nations was established on the 24th, October 1945 by 51 countries. The UNs goal is to keep peace in the world, through international unity and collective security. Today, nearly every nation in the world belongs to the UN: membership now totals 189 countries.

26 What rights are being violated here ?

27 We are now going to create A Bill of Rights. What rights do you think people should possess? We are now going to create A Bill of Rights. What rights do you think people should possess?

28 On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

29 There are many groups throughout the world that are fighting for human rights. One of the most famous is Amnesty International. Amnesty

30 Amnesty International is impartial and independent of any government, political persuasion or religious creed. Amnesty

31 Amnesty International campaigns to free all prisoners of conscience; ensure fair and prompt trials for political prisoners; abolish the death penalty, torture and other cruel treatment of prisoners; Amnesty

32 end political killings and "disappearances"; and oppose human rights abuses by opposition groups. Amnesty

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34 Eleanor Roosevelt "The destiny of human rights is in the hands of all our citizens in all our communities Eleanor Roosevelt'

35 Choose one of the following countries and find out how they have violated human rights. Suggested countries: Peru,Bosnia,Uganda, Guatemala H/W

36 In this lesson we have found out about the history of human rights. learned new vocabulary. participated in a discussion on the topic of human rights. looked for information on the Internet.


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