Human Rights & Social Justice (KEY WORDS: (Personal Conviction:…
Human Rights & Social Justice
Promote human rights
Agape: unconditional love
'love your neighbour'
'do to others as done to you'
e.g. work of Salvation Army
Conflict, personal conviction & law:
justice for poor
Dignity of human life
Created by God
Created in an image of God
Genesis; source of Authority
suppress offensive material
e.g. Charlie Hebdo: made cartoons - did one of Prophet Muhammed
resulted in a terror attack
freedom of speech: extremism?
some claim it to be the 'work of God'?
some believe they will be rewarded
e.g. 9/11 attacks, New York
Freedom Religious Expression:
e.g. clothes & symbols - some religions wear special items of clothing
creates a religious identity
evangelism: preaching of the gospel to others withintentions of converting others to the christian faith
some may take offence to this
something a person strongly feels or believes in
believing in and supporting ideas that are very far from what most people consider correct or reasonable
the basic entitlements of all human beings, afforded to them simply because they are human
the practice of suppressing and limiting access to materials considered obscene, offensive or a threat to security.
promoting a fair society by challenging injustice and valuing diversity
Ensuring that everyone has equal access to provisions, equal opportunities and rights.
UN declaration of Human Rights