Human Rights Final Paper

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Haley Palmer
Mrs. Reeve­Lobaugh
English 10
March 6, 2015 In the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights, almost every aspect of human life is addressed. They range from torture to slavery and beyond to what exactly freedom is. All around the world, these same rights apply to every human being on earth. In rural countries, and even in wealthy and thriving countries, human rights are violated everyday. The law takes over and these simple rights thats are promised and given to us from the moment we are born are taken away just like that. The human rights were put in place to protect us, and that’s exactly what they should be doing (United for Human Rights).
The thirteenth article of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to belong to his/her own country and are also allowed to leave that country and return if they desire. It also states that everyone has the right of movement and residence inside the borders of the state that they belong. The thirteenth article came to be because of events in the past where it was shown that movement throughout a state or residence helped to prosper and grow. When people were forced to stay is a set place, it often times caused conflicts and other problems throughout surrounding areas (United for Human Rights).
There are many problems that have come into play since the
Universal Declaration of
Human Rights was first written in 1948. There are complaints from all over the world and there is even a complaint line that can be called if a complaint needs to be placed. A major problem that has been an issue for as long as the document has been written, is the violations of the
Universal Declaration of Human Rights
(Australian Human Rights). Usually when a violation

Haley Palmer
Mrs. Reeve­Lobaugh
English 10
March 6, 2015 occurs, it is to not just one person but a group of people. The majority of the time, the violation is committed against an ethnic group, involving racism (Australian Human Rights).
¨In Kenya, authorities violated international refugee law when they closed the border to thousands of people fleeing armed conflict in Somalia. Asylum­seekers were illegally detained at the Kenyan border without charge or trial and forcibly returned to Somalia¨ (United for Human
Rights). This incident is a direct violation of the thirteenth article of the
Universal Declaration of
Human Rights. …