deprivation of civil rights

  • 1Civil Rights Act of 1964 — Full title An act to enforce the constitutional right to vote, to confer jurisdiction upon the district courts of the United States of America to provide relief against discrimination in public accommodations, to authorize the Attorney General to …

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  • 2Civil Rights Act of 1871 — Full title An Act to enforce the Provisions of the Fourteenth Amendment to the Constitution of the United States and for other Purposes Colloquial name(s) Ku Klux Klan Act Enacted by the 24th United States Congress …

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  • 3Civil Rights Act of 1957 — The Civil Rights Act of 1957, Pub.L. 85 315, 71 Stat. 634, enacted September 9, 1957, primarily a voting rights bill, was the first civil rights legislation enacted by Congress in the United States since Reconstruction following… …

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  • 4African-American Civil Rights Movement (1955–1968) — American Civil Rights Movement redirects here. For the earlier period, see African American Civil Rights Movement (1896–1954). Prominent figures of the African American Civil Rights Movement. Clockwise from top left: W. E. B. Du Bois, Malcolm X,… …

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  • 5civil death — noun Date: 1719 the status of a living person equivalent in its legal consequences to natural death; specifically deprivation of civil rights …

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  • 6civil death — n: the status of a living person equivalent in its legal consequences to natural death; specif: deprivation of certain civil rights upon conviction for a serious crime Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. civil death …

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  • 7Human rights in the United States — In 1776, Thomas Jefferson proposed a philosophy of human rights inherent to all people in the Declaration of Independence, asserting that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that… …

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  • 8human rights — fundamental rights, esp. those believed to belong to an individual and in whose exercise a government may not interfere, as the rights to speak, associate, work, etc. [1785 95] * * * Rights that belong to an individual as a consequence of being… …

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  • 9Human rights in Israel — have been evaluated by various non governmental organizations and individuals, often in relation to the ongoing Arab Israeli conflict and the Israeli Palestinian conflict. When analyzing Israel s human rights records, most observers agree that it …

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  • 10The Lexington Principles on the Rights of Detainees — Infobox document document name = Draft Lexington Principles on the Rights of Detainees date created = September 25, 2008 location of document = Lexington, Virginia, U.S.A. writer = The Lexington Principles Project, Transnational Law Institute,… …

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  • 11Relative deprivation — is the experience of being deprived of something to which one believes oneself to be entitled to have.[1] It refers to the discontent people feel when they compare their positions to others and realize that they have less than them.[2] Schaefer… …

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  • 12Human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran — The state of human rights in the Islamic Republic of Iran has been criticized both by both Iranians and international human right activists, writers, and NGOs. The United Nations General Assembly and the Human Rights Commission have condemned… …

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  • 13Human rights in Cuba — Life in Cuba Art Cinema Cuisine Culture Demographics Education Health Holidays Human Rights Literature Music …

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  • 14Human rights in Mali — According to the U.S. Department of State s annual human rights report for 2003, Mali s government generally respects the human rights of its citizens and observes relevant constitutional provisions (e.g., freedom of speech and of the press,… …

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  • 15Human rights in the People's Republic of China — Human rights in China redirects here. For the non governmental organization, see Human Rights in China (organization). People s Republic of China This article is part of the series: P …

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  • 16Human rights in Uzbekistan — The state of human rights in Uzbekistan has faced heavy criticism for arbitrary arrests, religious persecution, and torture employed by the government on a regional and national level. The United States State Department has designated Uzbekistan… …

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  • 17LGBT rights in Belarus — Homosexual sex was legalised in Belarus in 1994, however Gay rights in Belarus are still severely limited.History of gay rights in BelarusWhile a part of the Soviet Union, Belarus used the laws common for all Soviet republics. Homosexuality was… …

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  • 18European Convention on Human Rights — ECHR redirects here. For the Court which enforces the Convention, see European Court of Human Rights. Not to be confused with European Convention (1999 2000) or Convention on the Future of Europe. European Convention on Human Rights The… …

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  • 19Human rights in Macau — is a situation that reflects its status as a former Portuguese possession that reverted to Chinese administration in 1999. As a Special Administrative Region (SAR) of the People s Republic of China (PRC), Macau enjoys a high degree of autonomy… …

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  • 20Alleged war crimes during the Sri Lankan Civil War — Sri Lankan Civil War (1983–2009) Background Sri Lanka · History of Sri Lanka Origins of the Civil War Origins of the Civil War · Sri Lankan Tamil nationalism  …

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