History of human rights

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  • -539 BCE

    The Cyrus Cylinder

    The Cyrus Cylinder
    In the year of 539 BC the armies of Ciro the great, that was the first king of the ancient Persia, conquered the city of Babilonia and he freed the slaves of the city, this actions are the first steps of the human rights.
  • 1215

    The Great Charter

    The Great Charter
    This document is one of the most significant early influence on the extensive historical process that led to the rule of constitutional law today in the English-speaking world.
    In the year of 1215 after king John of England violated lots of ancient laws and customs which England had been rule the subjects forced him to sign the Magna Carta, which enumerates what later came to be thought of as human rights.
  • Petition of Right

    Petition of Right
    The following registered document was the petition of right which was produced in the year of 1628 by the English parliament, this document was sent to Carlos I as a declaration of civil liberties.
  • The declaration of independence of the United States

    The declaration of independence of the United States
    On July 4, 1776 the congress of united states approved a document which became the declaration of independence, its main author was Thomas Jefferson, the statement highlights two important issues which are: Individual rights The right of revolution. These ideas
    became widely held by Americans and spread internationally as well, influencing in particular the French Revolution.
  • The constitution of United States

    The constitution of United States
    Written during the summer of 1787 in Philadelphia, the Constitution of the United States of America is the fundamental law of the US federal system of government and the landmark document of the Western world. It is the oldest written national constitution in use and defines the principal organs of government and their jurisdictions and the basic rights of citizens.
  • Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen

    Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
    In 1789 the people of France brought about the abolishment of the absolute monarchy and set the stage for the establishment of the first French Republic.
    The Declaration proclaims that all citizens are to be guaranteed the rights of “liberty, property, security, and resistance to oppression.” It argues that the need for law derives from the fact that “
  • The First Geneva Convention

    The First Geneva Convention
    n 1864, sixteen European countries and several American states attended a conference in Geneva, at the invitation of the Swiss Federal Council, on the initiative of the Geneva Committee.
    The main principles laid down in the Convention and maintained by the later Geneva Conventions provided for the obligation to extend care without discrimination to wounded and sick military personnel and respect for and marking of medical personnel transports
  • Unite nations

    Unite nations
    After the Second World War, the UN was created, which is an organization that proclaims peace.
  • Universal Human Right Declaration

    Universal Human Right Declaration
    It was a document adopted by the member nations of the UN on December 10, 1948.