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Minority rights


Minority rights are the normal individual rights as applied to members of racial, ethnic, class, religious, linguistic or sexual minorities; and also the collective ...

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An international organization that raises awareness of minority rights issues based on research, publication, and by providing information to the public. Features ...

Minority Rights - ohchr


Nations Minorities Declaration) recognize and protect the rights of persons belonging to ... Nations organizations and specialized agencies, of minority rights and.

Multi-ethnic States and the Protection 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 ...

Minority rights | OSCE


The OSCE identifies and seeks early resolution of ethnic tensions that might endanger peace or stability. It promotes the rights of national minorities and pays  ...

Minority rights | Encyclopedia Princetoniensis


In much of the political science and law literatures, the term `minority rights' is used to refer to legal provisions that have two key features: first, they are intended  ...

Majority-rule-and-minority-rights - Annenberg Classroom


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 ...

Minority Rights | HREA


This certificate course is an introduction to the protection of minority rights under international law and allows participants to explore and critically assess the ...

The importance of minority rights: Key arguments | ECMI Kosovo


The following arguments illustrate the importance of minority rights: 1. Minority rights and the principle of equality: Minorities are often in a disadvantaged, ...

Minority Rights | ECMI Kosovo


Minority rights are individual and collective rights through which people belonging to national minority groups are entitled to enjoy their own culture, to use their ...

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Minorities - ohchr


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 ...

Majority Rule/Minority Rights: Essential Principles | Democracy Web


Democracy Requires Minority Rights. Yet majority rule can not be the only expression of "supreme power" in a democracy. If so, as Tocqueville notes above , the ...

Minority Rights - University of Colorado Boulder


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, ...