Alright! last post on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on the eve of Blog Action Day 2013! Whew, I can't believe I actually glossed and talked about each article in some way shape or form! Now to come up with some spectacular awesome idea for tomorrow's actual #BAD13 post! So Article 28 then, basically … Continue reading #BAD13 EVE! Wrap up – Articles 28 to 30!
Yea, so I had the weekend off... 😛 I'm doing a mammoth post today, because I can. It comprises of Articles 19 through to 26 and normal transmission will resume tomorrow! Of course this is a bit sad, it means that after this one there is only 2 more posts to go! (yes, that doesn't … Continue reading #BAD13 Catchup Post! -> Articles 19 thru 27
Oooh Articles 13 & 14 are touchy touchy recently! Especially in these parts around here! Article 13 sets up the fact that everyone should be free to leave and return to any country (including their own) and Article 14 is about the right to seek asylum. Of course, it then went on to become an … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 7 – Articles 13 & 14
Alright, I feel it, the home stretch!! (and insert multiple other sports related metaphors here) I'm gonna gloss over Article 11, because I feel that if you've seen ANY crime drama on TV or in the movies you get it. Article 11 is the whole "You are presumed innocent until you have been proven guilty" … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 6 – Articles 11 & 12
Here we are at Day 5! I can't believe I've managed to stick with it so far! I'm a third of the way through! (there are only 30 articles) So I guess I'm doing ok! Article 9: No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile. Article 9 seems like one of those … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 5 – Articles 9 & 10
Yep! I missed a day! so here is a catch up post! Articles 5 through to 8 spans the gamut from torture through to equality in the eyes of the law. Article 5: No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment. So Article 5 has a bit of … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 3 & 4 – Articles 5 to 8
Alrighty, here we are day 2. Articles 3 & 4! In case you didn't know here they are: Article 3: Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person. Article 4: No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms. Article 3 is … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 2 – Articles 3 & 4
Wow that is a horrifically bad title, but I guess you'll start to see a pattern as I get into these!! So, yesterday I made a pledge that I'd blog every day for the next two weeks in the lead-up to Blog Action Day, so here I am on Day 1. (really bad memories of … Continue reading #BAD13 Day 1 – Preamble, Article 1 & Article 2
This will be a short post, I thought if I didn't make this official it wouldn't happen! I pledge (from tomorrow) to write about 2 articles of the UDHR each day for Blog Action Day 13! That way it'll be October 16th and I'll have finished the whole UDHR and be ready to unveil my … Continue reading Blog Action Day Pledge!
So you would've heard the news by now that Labour MP's Louisa Wall's bill was drawn from the members' bill ballot today. What Bill, you ask? Well the "Marriage (Definition of Marriage) Amendment Bill" of course. The one that would effectively 'legalise same-sex marriage'. But wait... Right there on the first page of the Amendment, … Continue reading It’s not a “gay” marriage