UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHT ARTICLES 6 – 10

UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHT
Articles 6 – 10

ARTICLE 6

‘Everyone everywhere has the right to recognition as a person before the law’

We should all be legally protected in the same way everywhere, and like everyone else.

ARTICLE 7

‘All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law’

The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.

ARTICLE 8

‘Everyone has the right to an effective remedy if their rights are not respected’

We can all ask for legal help when we are not treated fairly.

ARTICLE 9

‘No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile’

Nobody has the right to put us in prison without a good reason, to keep us there or to send us away from our country unjustly.

ARTICLE 10

‘Everyone charged with a crime is entitled to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal’

If we are accused of breaking the law, we have the right to a fair and public trial. The people who try us should not let themselves be influenced by others

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