Arab Charter on Human Rights

الميثاق العربي لحقوق الإنسان League of Arab States, Arab Charter on Human Rights, May 22, 2004, reprinted in 12 Int’l Hum. Rts. Rep. 893 (2005), entered into force March 15, 2008. Based on the faith of the Arab nation in the dignity of the human person whom God has exalted ever since the beginning of Continue Reading

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in Armed Conflict (CRC-OP-AC)

البروتوكول الاختياري لاتفاقية حقوق الطفل بشأن اشتراك الأطفال في المنازعات المسلحة Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution A/RES/54/263 of 25 May 2000 entry into force 12 February 2002   The States Parties to the present Protocol, Encouraged by the overwhelming support for the Convention on the Rights of the Continue Reading

Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children child prostitution and child pornography (CRC-OP-SC )

البروتوكول الاختياري لاتفاقية حقوق الطفل بشأن بيع الأطفال واستغلالهم في البغاء وفي إنتاج المواد الإباحية Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution A/RES/54/263 of 25 May 2000 entered into force on 18 January 2002 The States Parties to the present Protocol, Considering that, in order further to achieve the purposes Continue Reading

Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

اتفاقية حقوق الطفل Adopted and opened for signature, ratification and accession by General Assembly resolution 44/25 of 20 November 1989  entry into force 2 September 1990, in accordance with article 49 Preamble The States Parties to the present Convention, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition Continue Reading

CONVENTION AGAINST TORTURE and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment

اتفاقية مناهضة التعذيب The States Parties to this Convention, Considering that, in accordance with the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations, recognition of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Recognizing that those rights derive from Continue Reading

Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW)

اتفاقية القضاء على جميع أشكال التمييز ضد المرأة The States Parties to the present Convention, Noting that the Charter of the United Nations reaffirms faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person and in the equal rights of men and women, Noting that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Continue Reading

International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (CERD)

الاتفاقية الدولية للقضاء على جميع أشكال التمييز العنصري Adopted and opened for signature and ratification by General Assembly resolution 2106 (XX) of 21 December 1965 entry into force 4 January 1969, in accordance with Article 19   The States Parties to this Convention, Considering that the Charter of the United Nations is based on the Continue Reading

UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS

العربي PREAMBLE Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world, Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and the advent Continue Reading

About Human Rights

العربي Human rights are rights that are inherent to all human beings, whatever ones nationality, place of residence, sex, ethnic origin, religion, language, or any other status. Everyone is equally entitled to human rights without discrimination.   These rights are all interrelated, interdependent and indivisible. All human rights are based on the notion of human Continue Reading