Friday, April 08, 2011

Violating the Universal Declaration on Human Rights in Bahrain: Coached by his royal Saudi masters, the na'ib malak Hamad allows his subjects to punished for claiming their rights

Punishing workers for protesting.

From the Universal Declaration:

Article 19.

  • 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.

Article 20.

  • (1) Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
  • (2) No one may be compelled to belong to an association.
[Added: more on punitive firings.]

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