The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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Mrs Williams (Ataliwyd y cyfrif)

Dear Sir or Madam,

Please provide all held information that confirms the
Courts/Ministry of Justice and indeed all governmental departments
encompasses the declaration of human rights under contract
comprising of a sworn affidavit under pain of penalty and perjury.

http://www.un.org/en/documents/udhr/

PREAMBLE

Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and
inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the
foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world,
Whereas disregard and contempt for human rights have resulted in
barbarous acts which have outraged the conscience of mankind, and
the advent of a world in which human beings shall enjoy freedom of
speech and belief and freedom from fear and want has been
proclaimed as the highest aspiration of the common people,
Whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have
recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and
oppression, that human rights should be protected by the rule of
law,
Whereas it is essential to promote the development of friendly
relations between nations,
Whereas the peoples of the United Nations have in the Charter
reaffirmed their faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity
and worth of the human person and in the equal rights of men and
women and have determined to promote social progress and better
standards of life in larger freedom,
Whereas Member States have pledged themselves to achieve, in
co-operation with the United Nations, the promotion of universal
respect for and observance of human rights and fundamental
freedoms,
Whereas a common understanding of these rights and freedoms is of
the greatest importance for the full realization of this pledge,

Now, Therefore THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY proclaims THIS UNIVERSAL
DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS as a common standard of achievement for
all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and
every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in
mind, shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for
these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and
international, to secure their universal and effective recognition
and observance, both among the peoples of Member States themselves
and among the peoples of territories under their jurisdiction.

with regards,

Mrs Williams

Prime Minister's Office

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Dear Mrs Williams,

Thank you for your emails to the Cabinet Office and the Office of the
Leader of the House of Commons. Please note for purposes of the Freedom
of Information Act the Leader of the House of Commons comes under the
Cabinet Office.

I have checked with my colleagues in the Ministry of Justice and we feel
this request is best suited for them to respond. Ministry of Justice is
the government department with responsibility for Human rights issues,
and they will, therefore, issue a response to your request.

I have copied this email to the MOJ FOI Team, and they will be in touch
in due course.

I propose to take no further action on this unless I hear further from
you.

Kind regards,

Yasmine Edwards

FOI Team
Cabinet Office
Tel: 020 7276 2473

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