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Minority rights

Minority rights

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Published by The Centre in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Nations.,
  • Human rights.

  • Edition Notes

    Cover title.

    SeriesHuman rights fact sheet -- no. 18
    ContributionsUnited Nations Centre for Human Rights.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche. --
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14911560M

    Language and Minority Rights: Ethnicity, Nationalism and the Politics of Language (2) (Language In Social Life Ser.). Part II Conceptual Development of Minority Rights Law: The bases of minority identity, Philip Vuciri Ramaga; To bellow like a cow: women, ethnicity and the discourse of rights, Radhika Coomaraswamy; The idea of human rights as perceived in the Ottoman empire, Berdal Aral.

    The Rights of Suspects; Interpreting the Bill of Rights; Chapter 5: Civil Rights. Introduction; What Are Civil Rights and How Do We Identify Them? The African American Struggle for Equality; The Fight for Women’s Rights; Civil Rights for Indigenous Groups: Native Americans, Alaskans, and Hawaiians; Equal Protection for Other Groups. Minority Rights Group International (MRG) is an international human rights organisation founded with the objective of working to secure rights for ethnic, national, religious and linguistic minorities and indigenous peoples around the world. Their headquarters are in London, with offices in Budapest and Kampala. MRG has an international Area served: Worldwide.

    For the first time, it brings together leading international authorities on ethnicity, nationalism and minority rights from both social and political theory, with the specific aim . The US Constitution has "checks and balances" so that the majority may not tyrannize over the minorities, sometimes it works, sometimes "not so much". Some minorities need to work together with moderate people in the majority or perceived "ruling".


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