GPS 137 05-20-08

GPS 137 05-20-08 - At least one half of the world is denied...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
At least one half of the world is denied democratic freedom ¾ of the world’s population face restrictions on rights to land Jails around the world are filled with political prisoners Torture is a common practice Child labor and the abuse of children occurs in many parts of the world Female labor is also a problem Political rights are denied across the globe Migration rights are also restricted Illiteracy is also a problem Hunger, aprox 1 bil people are hungry Hamurabi code in ancient Babylonia was limited to the elite Bible/ Koran The Judeao Christian bible says that Adam and Eve had their own rights What is acceptable in war Educations and taking care of the poor Moslems are supposed to donate to their religion The enlightenment in Europe, Voltaire, Lock, etc Human rights are not an invention of the western world When society does not speak out, genocides can happen, Hitler and Mao Se Dung First they came for the Jews, I did not speak out because I was not Jewish, same for
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 06/04/2008 for the course GPS 137 taught by Professor Nash during the Spring '08 term at UCSB.

Page1 / 2

GPS 137 05-20-08 - At least one half of the world is denied...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online