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Universal Declaration of Human Rights To Learn

H.R.D Note: It may be evident to some that the education, promotion, and respect of human rights and freedoms are not being taught or promoted in Canada to the extent they could be. For had they the world would surely be a better place. In fact the opposite is occurring, hiding the truth, steering the human mind generation after generation down a one way road of servitude to artificial entities, usurers, and institutions formed by men. Canadian Government estimates of spending on education and teaching of human rights and freedoms for 2012/2013 years is 3.5 million dollars or approximately 12 cents per man woman and child, yet 7 million is allotted for the Queens birthday. In that sense, Her Majesty and governments are not honouring the pledge and commitments made pursuant to this Declaration, the Canadian Bill of Rights and those found in the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights & International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and other obligations that apply to and are binding on Her Majesty)

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H.R.D.’s Fact-Sheet 29

CONTENTS
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ABBREVIATIONS …………………………………………………………………… vi
INTRODUCTION …………………………………………………………………….. 1
Chapter
VI. About human rights defenders …………………………………………………… 2
VI. A. What do human rights defenders do?…………………………………………… 02
1. All human rights for all ………………………………………………………. 02
2. Human rights everywhere ……………………………………………………….. 02
3. Local, national, regional and international action ……………………………….. 03
4. Collecting and disseminating information on violations ……………………………. 03
5. Supporting victims of human rights violations ……………………………………. 03
6. Action to secure accountability and to end impunity ………………………………. 04
7. Supporting better governance and government policy ……………………………….. 04
8. Contributing to the implementation of human rights treaties ……………………….. 4
9. Human rights education and training …………………………………………….. 05
B. Who can be a human rights defender? …………………………………………….. 06
1. Defending human rights through professional activities—paid or voluntary ……………. 06
2. Defending human rights in a non-professional context ……………………………… 08
C. Is a minimum standard required of human rights defenders? …………………………. 08
II. Violations committed against human rights defenders and other difficulties they face … 10
A. Examples of acts committed against human rights defenders …………………………. 11
B. The situation of women human rights defenders ……………………………………. 13

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