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Articles of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR)

The UDHR consists of a preamble and 30 articles which lay down the principles of human rights and fundamental freedoms for all.

Basic principles

Article 1. all people are born free and equal in dignity and rights
Article 2: equality and non-discrimination for all
Article 3: right to life, liberty and security of person

Civil and political rights

Article 4: freedom from slavery and servitude
Article 5: freedom from torture and degrading treatment
Article 6: right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law
Article 7: equality before the law
Article 8: right to an effective judicial remedy
Article 9: freedom from arbitrary arrest, detention or exile
Article 10: right to a fair trial and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal
Article 11: right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty
Article 12: freedom from arbitrary interference with privacy, family, home or correspondence
Article 13: freedom of movement and residence
Article 14: right to asylum Article 15: right to nationality
Article 15: right to nationality
Article 16: right to marry and to found a family
Article 17: right to own property
Article 18: freedom of thought, conscience and religion
Article 19: freedom of opinion and expression
Article 20: right to peaceful assembly and association
Article 21: right to take part in government of one's country and to equal access to public service in one's country

Economic, social and cultural rights

Article 22: right to social security
Article 23: right to work, equal pay for equal work
Article 24: right to rest and leisure
Article 25: right to a standard of living adequate for health and well-being; special protection to mother and children
Article 26: right to education
Article 27: right to participate in the cultural life of the community

Concluding articles

Article 28: recognize that everyone is entitled to a social and international order
Article 29: individuals' duties and responsibilities to one's community in exercising the rights and freedom
Article 30: no state, group or person may claim right to engage in activity that aims at
destruction of rights set in the Declaration
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Jun Rio   (21 February 2014 9:58 PM)
Why does it don't have Article #'s 2, 15, 17, 19, and 29 ? It sux.

admin   (22 February 2014 2:24 PM)
Jun Rio, it does have Article #'s 2, 15, 17, 19, and 29 ? They have just been misplaced in the above article. It's now been edited.