1 Annex 1103 AAnnnneexx 11 UUnniivveerrssaall DDeeccllaarraattiioonn ooffHHuummaann RRiigghhttss ((11994488))aaThe plain language version is given only as aguide. For an exact rendering of each prin-ciple, refer students to the original. This simplified version is based on a French text pre-pared in 1978 for the World Association for theSchool as an Instrument of Peace by a ResearchGroup of the University of Geneva under the res-ponsibility of Prof. L. Massarenti. In preparing theFrench simplified version, the Group used abasic vocabulary of 2,500 words in use in theFrench-speaking part of Switzerland. The Englishtranslation of the French version was prepared bythe United Nations.
2 Teachers may adopt thismethodology when they translate the text of theUniversal Declaration into the language in use intheir region. Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)aSee < > for the text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in morethan 300 different languages. ABC MEP Annexes V4 2/07/04 18:41 Page 102 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)Annex 1105 You should be able to ask for legalhelp when the Rights your countrygrants you are not has the right to put you inprison, to keep you there, or to sendyou away from your country unjust-ly, or without a good you must go on trial this should bedone in public.
3 The people who tryyou should not let themselves beinfluenced by should be considered innocentuntil it can be proved that you areguilty. If you are accused of a crime,you should always have the right todefend yourself. Nobody has theright to condemn you and punishyou for something you have have the right to ask to be pro-tected if someone tries to harm yourgood name, enter your house, openyour letters, or bother you or yourfamily without a good have the right to come and go asyou wish within your country. Youagainst any discrimination in violation of thisDeclaration and against any incitement to 8 Everyone has the right to an effective remedy bythe competent national tribunals for acts violat-ing the fundamental Rights granted him by theconstitution or by 9No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest,detention or 10 Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair andpublic hearing by an independent and impartialtribunal, in the determination of his Rights andobligations and of any criminal charge against 111.
4 Everyone charged with a penal offence has theright to be presumed innocent until proved guiltyaccording to law in a public trial at which he hashad all the guarantees necessary for his defence. 2. No one shall be held guilty of any penaloffence on account of any act or omission whichdid not constitute a penal offence, under nation-al or international law, at the time when it wascommitted. Nor shall a heavier penalty beimposed than the one that was applicable at thetime the penal offence was 12No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interfer-ence with his privacy, family, home or correspon-dence, nor to attacks upon his honour and repu-tation.
5 Everyone has the right to the protectionof the law against such interference or 131. Everyone has the right to freedom of movementand residence within the borders of each children are born, they arefree and each should be treated inthe same way. They have reason andconscience and should act towardsone another in a friendly can claim the followingrights, despite- a different sex- a different skin colour- speaking a different language- thinking different things- believing in another religion- owning more or less- being born in another social group- coming from another also makes no difference whetherthe country you live in is indepen-dent or have the right to live, and tolive in freedom and has the right to treat you ashis or her slave and you should notmake anyone your has the right to torture should be legally protected inthe same way everywhere.
6 And likeeveryone law is the same for everyone; itshould be applied in the same wayto 1 All Human beings are born free and equal in dig-nity and Rights . They are endowed with reasonand conscience and should act towards oneanother in a spirit of 2 Everyone is entitled to all the Rights and free-doms set forth in this Declaration , without dis-tinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, lan-guage, religion, political or other opinion,national or social origin, property, birth or otherstatus. Furthermore, no distinction shall be madeon the basis of the political, jurisdictional orinternational status of the country or territory towhich a person belongs, whether it be indepen-dent, trust, non-self-governing or under anyother limitation of 3 Everyone has the right to life, liberty and securi-ty of 4No one shall be held in slavery or servitude.
7 Slav-ery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in alltheir 5No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel,inhuman or degrading treatment or 6 Everyone has the right to recognition every-where as a person before the 7 All are equal before the law and are entitledwithout any discrimination to equal protectionof the law. All are entitled to equal protectionAnnex 1104 PPllaaiinn llaanngguuaaggee vveerrssiioonnOOrriiggiinnaall tteexxttPPllaaiinn llaanngguuaaggee vveerrssiioonnOOrriiggiinnaall tteexxtt Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948) ABC MEP Annexes V4 2/07/04 18:41 Page 104 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)Annex 1107 You have the right to think whatyou want, and to say what you like,and nobody should forbid you fromdoing should be able to share yourideas also with people from anyother have the right to organizepeaceful meetings or to take part inmeetings in a peaceful way.
8 It iswrong to force someone to belong toa have the right to take part inyour country s political affairs eitherby belonging to the Governmentyourself of by choosing politicianswho have the same ideas as should be voted forregularly and voting should besecret. You should get a vote and allvotes should be equal. You also havethe same right to join the public ser-vice as anyone society in which you live shouldhelp you to develop and to make themost of all the advantages (culture,work, social welfare) that are offeredto you and to all the men andwomen in your have the right to work, to befree to choose your work, and to getand in public or private, to manifest his religionor belief in teaching, practice, worship 19 Everyone has the right to freedom of opinionand expression.
9 This right includes freedom tohold opinions without interference and to seekreceive and impart information and ideasthough any media and regardless of 201. Everyone has the right to freedom of peacefulassembly and No one may be compelled to belong to 211. Everyone has the right to take part in the gov-ernment of his country, directly or through freelychosen Everyone has the right of equal access to pub-lic service in his country. 3. The will of the people shall be the basis of theauthority of government; this will shall beexpressed in periodic and genuine electionswhich shall be by Universal and equal suffrageand shall be held by secrete vote or by equivalentfree voting 22 Everyone, as a member of society, has the rightto social security and is entitled to realization,through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organiza-tion and resources of each State, of the econom-ic, social and cultural Rights indispensable for hisdignity and the free development of his 231.
10 Everyone has the right to work, to free choiceof employment, to just and favourable condi-PPllaaiinn llaanngguuaaggee vveerrssiioonnOOrriiggiinnaall tteexxtt Universal Declaration of Human Rights (1948)have the right to leave your countryto go to another one; and you shouldbe able to return to your country ifyou someone hurts you, you have theright to go to another country andask it to protect lose this right if you have killedsomeone and if you yourself do notrespect what is written have the right to belong to acountry and nobody can preventyou, without a good reason, frombelonging to another country if soon as a person is legally enti-tled, he or she has the right to marryand have a family.