Human Right Essay

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Human Rights Study Questions
1. Under the heading “Labour Rights as Human Rights” on page 134 of reading 1 (“Labour Rights as Human Rights in the Age of Globalization”), the authors assert that “there are two principal manners to conceive of labour rights.” In the two paragraphs which immediately follow that statement, the authors list different rights that are encompassed under each of these two approaches. Please identify FOUR kinds of labour rights emphasized under the first approach, and FOUR kinds of labour rights included under the second approach. (W1)
First Principle: Labour rights are often depicted as a subset of the body of civil rights and political freedoms. The state’s role in defending worker’s rights, but workers also
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Objectives of torture i) Punish dissidents ii) Gather information iii) Force the prisoner to incriminate others iv) Deter the prisoner and others from political activity Achieve these goals by: i) Abuse prisoners to cause physical and mental suffering. Marcos Arruda was then punched and kicked in front of others, tied him tight, clubbed him electric shocks) ii) Degrade and humiliate the prisoner (ordered him to strip completely) iii) Keep the prisoner in a constant state of fear and anxiety. (he was paralyzed with fear when he

heard them beating a girl until he gave answers and they threatened to do the same to his family) iv) Keep the prisoner confused and disoriented to prevent them from developing coping techniques like blindfolding. (They beat and shocked him for hours until he would faint and then they threw water on him and continued, he eventually lost consciousness)

* (p.114 of course pack) 5. On page 39 of reading 12 (AThe New Face of Terror@), the authors ask: AWhy does a regime make a person disappear? Why not use the normal judicial process?@ Please identify THREE themes that emerge as the authors address these questions, and for each of these themes present TWO supporting points or pieces of information from the reading. (W5)
3 Themes that emerge: 2 supporting points:

6. With reference to the

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