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Council for Humane and Civil Rights

Where nations come together and discuss matters of varying degrees of importance. [In character]
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Crystal Spires
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Council for Humane and Civil Rights

Postby Crystal Spires » Thu Sep 29, 2011 11:19 am

We, the Council for the Humane and Civil rights thereby make it our strongest priority to promote and advocate for Humane Rights and Civil Rights, and hereby declare it our official mission to vie for an increase in the spread of loving-kindness, compassion, and fairness.

Official Charter of Human Rights:

I. All reasoned beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act kindly towards one another in a spirit of goodness.

II. Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Charter, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth, blood type, or any other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the Nation State to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.

III. Everyone has the right to life, liberty, and security of person. Violating Habeas Corpus is forbidden.

IV. No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms.

V. No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, unusual, inhumane or degrading treatment or punishment.

VI. Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

VII. All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Charter and against any incitement to such calls for discrimination.

VIII. Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the Council for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the Charter and by International Law addressable in the World Assembly.

IX. No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention, or exile.

X. Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by the Council and World Assembly, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him.

XI Everyone charged with an offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in an official trial held by the Council at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defense, and no one shall be held guilty of any offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute an offence, under Charter law or international law, at the time when it was committed. Nor shall a heavier penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at the time the offence was committed.

XII: No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.

XIII: Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state, Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country. (In order to protect the rights of refugees)

XIV: Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum free from persecution. This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the Council. (Such as Criminal activity as defined within the Charter)

XV: Everyone has the right to a nationality. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality.

XVI: A consenting couple both of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality, gender, or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution, and Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses. The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State, no matter what what kind of structure the unit the family may take.

XVII: Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others. No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property.

XVIII: Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

XIX: Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

XX: Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association. No one may be compelled to belong to an association.


XXI: Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his nation, directly or indirectly. Everyone has the right of equal access to public service in his country.

XXII: Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the free development of his person.

XXIV: Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment. Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work. Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence worthy of dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection. Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his economic interests.

XXV: Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay.

XXVI: Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control. Pregnant people, and children are entitled to special care and assistance. All children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protection.

XXVII: Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory to allow for the flourishing of a young mind. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit. Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the international community for the maintenance of peace. Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.

XXVIII: Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits. Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

XXIX:Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this Charter can be fully realized.

XXX: Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible. In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society. These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles detailed in the Charter.


XXXI: Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein.

XXXII Amendments to the Charter are to be set forth with a vote of 2/3 majority.

Pledge of Loyalty to the Council:

I, @@LEADERNAME@@, on behalf of @@NATIONSTATE@@, pledge to uphold all tenets in the charter forthwith, and will seek to promote the furtherance of goodness and happiness for all sentient beings. I will not commit a war or warlike acts based on ignorance, hatred, or greed.

Duties of a Council Member
It is the duty of a Council Member to increase and protect humane and civil rights in one's own nation, and to actively advocate for human rights in all regions and nations.

If a Council Member encounters or witnesses a nation state who is in the council and proves to be a violator of the tenets in the Charter, they are to be brought forth to Trial.

If a Council Member encounters or witnesses a nation state who is not in the council who proves to be a violator of the tenets in the Charter, it is their duty to promote and advocate for Humane and Civil Rights as detailed in the Charter, and they must express condemnation to such actions that violate the charter and encourage others to adopt the charter.

Membership
Members are required to make the pledge of Loyalty to the Council.

Chairperson
The Duty of the Chairperson is to accept members into the council and moderate trial cases.
The Chairman is Elected by the council members, and are subject to immediate review after appointment.
The Length of term of the Chairperson is 1 Month, and then Elections are held
They can reapply for election, but must be resubjected to immediate review each time.

Vice Chairperson: Acting Vice Chairperson is to serve as the chairperson when the Chairperson is absent.

Chairperson Protempore: Acting Chairperson to serve as Chairperson when the Vice Chairperson is absent.

Founder of the Council: Maven Auryn, High Chancellor of Crystal Spires

Ideas and Inspirations for this Council come from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Proposed and Ratified by the United Nations, and due credit is paid to them.
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Crystal Spires
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Founded: Aug 23, 2011
Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby Crystal Spires » Thu Sep 29, 2011 12:07 pm

I, High Chancellor Maven Auryn, on behalf of Crystal Spires, pledge to uphold all tenets in the charter forthwith, and will seek to promote the furtherance of goodness and happiness for all sentient beings. I will not commit a war or warlike acts based on ignorance, hatred, or greed.
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Kalron
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Founded: Sep 12, 2011
Ex-Nation

Postby Kalron » Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:21 pm

I Grand Inquisitor Tor Agin humbly accept this charter, and also purpose a clause within the law that any overcome with evil and darkness may lose all rights presented in this law, and may be subjected to death. This is Serion's will let it be known.
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Arinthinae
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Founded: Sep 27, 2011
Ex-Nation

I Promise

Postby Arinthinae » Thu Sep 29, 2011 3:24 pm

I, Gemae Idorfsye the Speaker of the Hands of Fate, pledge to stay true to the Charter and to everything in it. In the name of the Allied States of Arinthinae pledge to be humane and not start unreasonable wars. I will not judge and I will not break this solemn promise.

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Ainin
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Founded: Mar 05, 2011
Left-wing Utopia

Postby Ainin » Thu Oct 13, 2011 1:38 pm

I, Harold Brown, on behalf of the Republic of Ainin, pledge to uphold all tenets in the charter forthwith, and will seek to promote the furtherance of goodness and happiness for all sentient beings. I will not commit a war or warlike acts based on ignorance, hatred, or greed.
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Southern Babylonia
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Founded: Aug 04, 2011
Ex-Nation

Postby Southern Babylonia » Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:32 pm

I, President Hammurabi Al' Rashid, on behalf of Southern Babylonia, pledge to uphold all tenets in the charter forthwith, and will seek to promote the furtherance of goodness and happiness for all sentient beings. I will not commit a war or warlike acts based on ignorance, hatred, or greed.
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Bionui
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Founded: Sep 18, 2011
Ex-Nation

Postby Bionui » Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:38 pm

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Skallen
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Founded: Apr 21, 2011
Ex-Nation

Postby Skallen » Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:39 pm

I, President Cyrus van Nunen, on behalf of Skallen, pledge to uphold all tenets in the charter forthwith, and will seek to promote the furtherance of goodness and happiness for all sentient beings. I will not commit a war or warlike acts based on ignorance, hatred, or greed.

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Fortschrittlich
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Founded: Dec 15, 2011
Ex-Nation

Postby Fortschrittlich » Fri Dec 16, 2011 1:00 am

I, Chairman of the Council of Departments Kyle Anderson, on behalf of Fortschrittlich, pledge to uphold all tenets in the charter forthwith, and will seek to promote the furtherance of goodness and happiness for all sentient beings. I will not commit a war or warlike acts based on ignorance, hatred, or greed.
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Insel des Mondes
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Founded: Apr 10, 2012
Ex-Nation

Postby Insel des Mondes » Fri Sep 07, 2012 7:06 pm

I, Marina Ingle, on behalf of Insel des Mondes, pledge to uphold all tenets in the charter forthwith, and will seek to promote the furtherance of goodness and happiness for all sentient beings. I will not commit a war or warlike acts based on ignorance, hatred, or greed.
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