Minority rights are rules and laws that are designed to legally protect the members of a non-dominant racial or ethnic group. These rules and laws are developed to meet the distinc...
Minority rights are the normal individual rights as applied to members of racial,
ethnic, class, religious, linguistic or sexual minorities; and also the collective ...
An international organization that raises awareness of minority rights issues
based on research, publication, and by providing information to the public.
The protection of the rights of minorities is provided for under article 27 of the
International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and article 30 of the ...
The per capita income of the region's farmers and herdsmen was 1,602 yuan, a practical increase of 14.8 percent, while the urban per capita income was 3,101 yuan. Measures in these plans include: giving priority to arrangement of the resource exploration and infrastruc... More »
Nations Minorities Declaration) recognize and protect the rights of persons
belonging to ... Nations organizations and specialized agencies, of minority rights
Although no country has a perfect record on minority rights, a country like Finland
for example has worked hard to implement legislation in order to promote good ...
The danger is that the majority will simply use its power to win elections, and then
take away the rights of the minority. (Minorities may be defined on religious, ...
Democracy therefore requires minority rights equally as it does majority rule.
Indeed, as democracy is conceived today, the minority's rights must be protected
Majority Rule and Minority Rights The essence of democracy is majority rule, the
making of binding decisions by a vote of more than one-half of all persons who ...