Human Rights of The World:1970-1990

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    Human rights Movement: Soviet Union

    n Moscow Sakharov combined work at FIAN on pure theoretical physics with increasing contacts with the emerging human rights movement. In 1970 Sakharov, with Soviet dissidents Valery Chalidze and Andrei Tverdokhlebov, founded the Moscow Human Rights Committee. In the movement he met Elena Bonner, who became his partner and companion-in-arms; they married in 1971. She gave him a sense of personal happiness and greatly enhanced his contact with other people.
  • Charles Harper: Begins human Rights movement In Latin America

    Charles Harper: Begins human Rights movement In Latin America
    Charles Harper begins the Human Rights movement in Latin America. He began his movement by establsihing small homes to hide men and women. After that he had people trying to help others over embassy walls so that they could be free from the discrimination.
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    Human Rights Timeline

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    Human Rights Movement In Latin America

    Charles Harper: Hundreds of small groups sprung up across the continent and the Caribbean region. Ordinary people did extraordinary things: they became quickly organized, taking rapid and often risky action to protect people fleeing from neighbouring countries or to hide their own from detention and certain torture. Audacious individuals created safe havens, helped people over embassy walls.
  • Future Shock:

    Future Shock:
    book written about the hardships during Human rights Movements. If you would like to see more please visit this site.
  • Human Rights Movement: America

    Human Rights Movement: America
    The Human Rights movement for African Americans ends in the United States.
  • Israel Shahak: Started Israeli Human Rights movement

     Israel Shahak: Started Israeli Human Rights movement
    Was a Polish-born Israeli professor of chemistry at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, known especially as a radical political thinker, author, and civil rights activist. Between 1970-1990, he was president of the Israeli League for Human and Civil Rights and was an outspoken critic of the Israeli government. Shahak's writings on Judaism have been a source of widespread controversy.
  • Israel Shahak: Quote on Human Rights

    Israel Shahak: Quote on Human Rights
    When racism, discrimination and xenophobia is prevalent among Jews, and directed against non-Jews, being fuelled by religious motivations, it is like its opposite case, that of anti-Semitism and its religious motivations. Today, however, while the second is being discussed, the very existence of the first is generally ignored, more outside Israel than within it
  • Dorothy Day

    was an American journalist, social activist and devout Catholic convert; she advocated the Catholic economic theory of Distributism. She was also considered to be an anarchist, and did not hesitate to use the term.[5] In the 1930s, Day worked closely with fellow activist Peter Maurin to establish the Catholic Worker movement, a nonviolent, pacifist movement that continues to combine direct aid for the poor and homeless with nonviolent direct action on their behalf.
  • UN Convention on Discrimination

    UN Convention on Discrimination
    UN Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW
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    El Salvador; War, Peace, and Human rights

    El Salvador was in a state of war at this time. The country was at war over Human Rights. soldiers from both sides fought for many years over discrimination until one day the other side gave up and surrendered.
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    Women Rights Act

    The term "women's human rights" and the set of practices that accompanies its use are the continuously evolving product of an international movement to improve the status of women. In the 1980s and 1990s, women's movements around the world formed networks and coalitions to give greater visibility both to the problems that women face every day and to the centrality of women's experiences in economic, social, political and environmental issues. In the evolution of what is becoming a global women's
  • Australia Human rights Act is passed

    Australia Human rights Act is passed
    In 1980 the Fraser government ratified the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), one of the main international human rights treaties. In 1990 Australia acceded to the First Optional Protocol to the ICCPR, which allows individuals to take complaints about violations of their human rights to the UN Human Rights Committee.
  • Peru Human Rights Act is passed

    Peru Human Rights Act is passed
    Peru has been witness to many forms of political violence and human rights violations, committed by both government forces and insurgent groups. This briefing book offers a selection of historical materials from U.S. government sources that sheds light on this brutal period. They are taken from a recent special release of records to the Peruvian people by the Bush administration and from collections of declassified documents obtained by the National Security Archive through the Freedom of Inform
  • Joan Chandos Baez

    Joan Chandos Baez
    Baez also played a significant role in the 1985 Live Aid concert for African famine relief, opening the U.S. segment of the show in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has toured on behalf of many other causes, including Amnesty International's 1986 A Conspiracy of Hope tour and a guest spot on their subsequent Human Rights Now! tour.
    Baez found herself without an American label for the release of Live Europe 83 (1984), which was released in Europe and Canada, but not released commercially in the U
  • Cesar Chavez: Quote on Human Rights

    Cesar Chavez: Quote on Human Rights
    From the depth of need and despair, people can work together, can organize themselves to solve their own problems and fill their own needs with dignity and strength.
  • César Chávez

    César Chávez
    A Mexican American, Chávez became the best known Latino civil rights activist, and was strongly promoted by the American labor movement, which was eager to enroll Hispanic members. His public-relations approach to unionism and aggressive but nonviolent tactics made the farm workers' struggle a moral cause with nationwide support. By the late 1970s, his tactics had forced growers to recognize the UFW as the bargaining agent for 50,000 field workers in California and Florida. However, by the mid-1
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    Iran: Violations of Human Rights

    Amnesty International has been concerned for many years about serious human rights violations in Iran, both during the reign of the Shah and after the Islamic Revolution of 1979.
    The organization published its last major report on Iran, Iran: Violations of Human Rights in 1987. Three years later the violations of human rights described in that report continue, and include the execution of thousands of people after unfair trials.
  • Children Rights Act passed: Bhutanese Refugees

    Children Rights Act passed: Bhutanese Refugees
    With its ratification of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on May 23, 1990, and its signing of the declaration adopted by the World Summit for Children in 1990, the Royal Government of Bhutan committed itself to fulfilling the rights of all children under its jurisdiction, regardless of their or their families’ ethnicity, language, religion, or culture.
  • Joan Baez Quote on Human rights

    Joan Baez Quote on Human rights
    •All of us are survivors, but how many of us transcend survival
  • Israel Shahak: Jewish History, Jewish Religion: The Weight Of Three Thousand Years.

    Israel Shahak: Jewish History, Jewish Religion: The Weight Of Three Thousand Years.
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