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Political Science & International Relations: Human Rights

Political science or international relations are two of the most interesting subjects one can study in college. Use this page to find out why.

Human Rights defintion and online source

Human Rights is a major concern in world politics.  Here is a selected list of where to get human rights information:

1.  History and explanation of what human rights are and/or have been:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights

2.  Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (N):

What are human rights?

http://www.ohchr.org/EN/Issues/Pages/WhatareHumanRights.aspx

Human rights organizations , their mission(s), and/or human rights data:

1.  Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) from the UN:

http://www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/

2.  Human Rights Watch (HRW):

https://www.hrw.org/

3.  Amnesty International (AI):

http://www.amnestyusa.org/research/human-rights-basics