Posts Tagged ‘Freedom of speech’

Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related form of intolerance

October 18, 2012

GE.11-12727
Human Rights Council
Sixteenth session
Agenda item 9
Racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia and related
form of intolerance, follow-up and implementation
of the Durban Declaration and Programme of Action
Resolution adopted by the Human Rights Council*
16/18
Combating intolerance, negative stereotyping and
stigmatization of, and discrimination, incitement to violence
and violence against, persons based on religion or belief
The Human Rights Council,
Reaffirming the commitment made by all States under the Charter of the United
Nations to promote and encourage universal respect for and observance of all human rights

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Daw Suu’s words about the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

June 23, 2012
Source FB of Myo Minn Soe
အဓိပၸါယ္ေပါက္ေအာင္ ဘာသာျပန္ၾကည့္ထားပါတယ္
How often during my years under house arrest have I drawn strength from my favourite passages in the preamble to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights:

……. disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been proclaimed as the highest aspirations of the common people,

လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးကို ပစ္ပယ္ျခင္းေၾကာင့္ ရိုင္းစိုင္း ရက္စက္ေသာ အျပဳအမူမ်ား ျဖစ္ထြန္းခဲ့ရၿပီး ၎သည္ လူသားမ်ိဳးႏြယ္စု၏ အသိတရားႏွင့္ခံစားခ်က္တြင္ နာက်င္ေပါက္ကြဲေစသည္။ လူ႔အခြင့္အေရးျပည့္ဝေသာ လူ႔ေလာက ျဖစ္တည္လာမွု ေၾကာင့္သာ လူသားမ်ား သည္ လြတ္လပ္စြာ ေျပာဆိုခြင့္ ႏွင့္ ယုံၾကည္ခြင့္ ကိုခံစားနိုင္ျခင္း ျဖစ္ၿပီး ေၾကာက္ရြံ့ျခင့္ (ႏွင့္လိုအပ္ခ်က္) မ်ားမွ ကင္းေဝးေရးသည္ လူသားတို႔၏အျမင့္ဆုံးဆႏၵ ဟုဆိုသည္။

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Freedom of information

December 10, 2010
Reporters Without Borders Internet censorship ...

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Freedom of information (or information freedom) refers to the protection of the right to freedom of expression with regards to the Internet and information technology (see also, digital rights). Freedom of information may also concern censorship in an information technology context, i.e. the ability to access Web content, without censorship or restrictions.

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