RE - Religion and Human Rights

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What is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
It lists the human rights that everyone is entitled to.
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Give some examples of human rights listed in the UDHR.
No one shall be subjected to torture, everyone has a right to a standard of living that is adequate for there health and well-being, everyone has the right to education and everyone has the right to seek asylum in other countries.
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What do Christians believe about the law?
That the law should be respected because the rulers have been put into power by god.
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What do Muslims and Jews believe about the law?
They believe that the rues set out in religious texts must always be followed even if they go against the laws of the countries they are in.
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What do Religions think about human rights?
They all support them.
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Why do Christians and Jews support human Rights?
They support human rights through the belief that all human were created in the image of god and therefore should all be treated equally.
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Name some organisations that will help if your rights are being abused.
Citizens Advice, ChildLine and Samaritans.
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What is a pressure group and organisation?
People who have come together to undertake activities to change public opinion or government policy on a particular issue.
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Name some examples of pressure groups.
Amnesty International, Greenpeace and Abortion Rights.
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Give a brief outline of what Greenpeace do.
Greenpeace protect the Earth from environmental harm. They believe that without there action the Earth would be permanently damaged.
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What are the different forms of non-violent protesting?
Signing petitions, Boycotting, Organising marches, strikes and raising public awareness through posters and media.
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What do religions believe about protesting?
They believe that people that follow there religion should protest in a non-violent way.
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Give some examples of human rights listed in the UDHR.

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No one shall be subjected to torture, everyone has a right to a standard of living that is adequate for there health and well-being, everyone has the right to education and everyone has the right to seek asylum in other countries.

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