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By Alan Stephens, Ralph Walden

"For the Sake of Humanity" is a suite of essays in honour of Clemens N. Nathan, a guy occupying a striking place within the public lifetime of the uk. Over a interval of a number of many years, he has motivated and facilitated dialogue, study and research on a amazing array of subject matters, together with foreign firms, Human Rights, interfaith family and the Holocaust and German-Jewish background - in addition to in his personal quarter services: fabric technology and expertise. His technique has been characterized via educational rigour, social hindrance and a dedication to old fact, besides an adventurous and leading edge spirit. a lot of these traits also are to be present in this selection of essays via his associates and admirers, to supply a very attention-grabbing ebook, with new insights into many subject matters, and a couple of chapters destined to develop into classics of their fields. primarily, it really is an erudite and captivating quantity, jam-packed with surprises!

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Autrement dit, une échelle de valeurs. Or si l’attaque du World Trade Center aura déclenché la prise de conscience d’un renversement des valeurs, celui-ci lui est bien antérieur. Il date de la seconde guerre mondiale sinon de la première. C’est à la suite des actes abominables auxquels a conduit la barbarie nazie que l’Assemblée générale des Nations Unies a adopté et proclamé le 10 décembre 1948 la Déclaration Universelle des Droits de l’Homme. Celle-ci rappelle dans son article premier que «â•›Tous les êtres humains naissent libres et égaux en dignité et en droits…â•›» Il ne sera pas fait de distinction fondée sur la race, le sexe, la religion, l’opinion politique ou autre etc… Toute personne «â•›a droit à la vie, à la liberté et à la sûreté de sa personneâ•›».

Telle quelle, la «â•›Déclarationâ•›», que son principal auteur, René Cassin, appela les «â•›Tables de la Loi humaineâ•›», sans avoir valeur contraignante, remplissait son rôle de fournisseur de repères. Commentant l’arrêt Perruche, Ari Vatanen, député finlandais au Parlement européen, écrivait dans «â•›Le Figaroâ•›» du 9 janvier 2002 «â•›l’humanité a besoin de se reconnaître en des valeurs inébranlablesâ•›». Or, il n’aura fallu qu’un demi-siècle après son adoption pour voir resurgir les démons qu’elle a voulu définitivement éliminer.

50â•… “35. In the event, however, these reservations have not caused me to vote against subparagraph (3) (A) of the dispositif, for two reasons. htm. The Role of the UN in Countering Terrorismâ•… 2 31 every un member to fight international terrorism. The Court has gutted the potential of the un Charter to confront violent non-state actors. Conclusion In conclusion, the United Nations has had a major negative influence on the ability to fight international terrorism. The sooner this battle cuts loose from the un framework, the sooner the war will be won.

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