Universal Human Rights (UN)

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.

Article 1.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

Article 2.

Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made on the basis of the political, jurisdictional or international status of the country or territory to which a person belongs, whether it be independent, trust, non-self-governing or under any other limitation of sovereignty.

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 5.

No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.

Article 6.

Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

Article 7.

All are equal before the law and are entitled without any discrimination to equal protection of the law. All are entitled to equal protection against any discrimination in violation of this Declaration and against any incitement to such discrimination.

Article 8.

Everyone has the right to an effective remedy by the competent national tribunals for acts violating the fundamental rights granted him by the constitution or by law.

Article 9.

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.

Article 10.

Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him.

Article 11.

(1) Everyone charged with a penal offence has the right to be presumed innocent until proved guilty according to law in a public trial at which he has had all the guarantees necessary for his defence.
(2) No one shall be held guilty of any penal offence on account of any act or omission which did not constitute a penal offence, under national or international law, at the time when it was committed. Nor shall a heavier penalty be imposed than the one that was applicable at the time the penal offence was committed.

Article 12.

No one shall be subjected to arbitrary interference with his privacy, family, home or correspondence, nor to attacks upon his honour and reputation. Everyone has the right to the protection of the law against such interference or attacks.

Article 13.

(1) Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state.
(2) Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.

Article 14.

(1) Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.
(2) This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

Article 15.

(1) Everyone has the right to a nationality.
(2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his nationality nor denied the right to change his nationality.

Article 16.

(1) Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.
(2) Marriage shall be entered into only with the free and full consent of the intending spouses.
(3) The family is the natural and fundamental group unit of society and is entitled to protection by society and the State.

Article 17.

(1) Everyone has the right to own property alone as well as in association with others.
(2) No one shall be arbitrarily deprived of his property.

Article 18.

Everyone has the right to freedom of thought, conscience and religion; this right includes freedom to change his religion or belief, and freedom, either alone or in community with others and in public or private, to manifest his religion or belief in teaching, practice, worship and observance.

Article 19.

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

Article 20.

(1) Everyone has the right to freedom of peaceful assembly and association.
(2) No one may be compelled to belong to an association.

Article 21.

(1) Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives.
(2) Everyone has the right of equal access to public service in his country.
(3) The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government; this will shall be expressed in periodic and genuine elections which shall be by universal and equal suffrage and shall be held by secret vote or by equivalent free voting procedures.

Article 22.

Everyone, as a member of society, has the right to social security and is entitled to realization, through national effort and international co-operation and in accordance with the organization and resources of each State, of the economic, social and cultural rights indispensable for his dignity and the free development of his personality.

Article 23.

(1) Everyone has the right to work, to free choice of employment, to just and favourable conditions of work and to protection against unemployment.
(2) Everyone, without any discrimination, has the right to equal pay for equal work.
(3) Everyone who works has the right to just and favourable remuneration ensuring for himself and his family an existence worthy of human dignity, and supplemented, if necessary, by other means of social protection.
(4) Everyone has the right to form and to join trade unions for the protection of his interests.

Article 24.

Everyone has the right to rest and leisure, including reasonable limitation of working hours and periodic holidays with pay.

Article 25.

(1) Everyone has the right to a standard of living adequate for the health and well-being of himself and of his family, including food, clothing, housing and medical care and necessary social services, and the right to security in the event of unemployment, sickness, disability, widowhood, old age or other lack of livelihood in circumstances beyond his control.
(2) Motherhood and childhood are entitled to special care and assistance. All children, whether born in or out of wedlock, shall enjoy the same social protection.

Article 26.

(1) Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
(2) Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
(3) Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.

Article 27.

(1) Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
(2) Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

Article 28.

Everyone is entitled to a social and international order in which the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration can be fully realized.

Article 29.

(1) Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible.
(2) In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society.
(3) These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

Article 30.

Nothing in this Declaration may be interpreted as implying for any State, group or person any right to engage in any activity or to perform any act aimed at the destruction of any of the rights and freedoms set forth herein.

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President Uhuru Kenyatta Statement Upon Signing The Interest Capping Bill

DnBILLSigning0104dSTATEMENT BY H.E. UHURU KENYATTA, PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES, ON THE BANKING (AMENDMENT) ACT 2015

On July 28, 2016, the National Assembly passed the Banking (Amendment) Bill, 2015. The Bill intends to regulate interest rates that are applicable to banks’ loans and deposits, capping the interest rates that banks can charge on loans and must pay on deposits.

In line with the Constitution of Kenya the Bill was presented to me, for appropriate action as required by law.

Since receiving this Bill, I have consulted widely and it is clear to me from those consultations that Kenyans are disappointed and frustrated with the lack of sensitivity by the financial sector, particularly banks. These frustrations are centred around the cost of credit and the applicable interest rates on their hard–earned deposits. I share these concerns.

This is the third time that the National Assembly is attempting to reduce interest rates to affordable levels. In the previous two instances, dialogue and promises of change prevailed and banks avoided the introduction of these caps. In those instances, banks failed to live up to their promises and interest rates have continued to increase along with the spreads between the deposit and lending rates.

Despite having one of the most efficient and effective financial markets, Kenya has one of the highest returns-on-equity for banks in the African continent. Banks need to do more to reduce the cost of credit and ensure that the benefits of the vibrant financial sector are also felt by their customers.

Upon weighing carefully all these considerations, on balance, I have assented to the Bill as presented to me. We will implement the new law, noting the difficulties that it would present, which include credit becoming unavailable to some consumers and the possible emergence of unregulated informal and exploitative lending mechanisms.

We will closely monitor these difficulties, particularly as they relate to the most vulnerable segments of our population. Whilst doing so, my Government will also accelerate other reform measures necessary to reduce the cost of credit and thereby create the opportunities that will move our economy to greater prosperity.

We recognize that banks have done much in the last decade in terms of innovation and promoting financial inclusion and look to their doing more in that direction.

We also reiterate our commitment to free market policies in driving sustainable economic growth, to which we owe much of our success.

Uhuru Kenyatta, CGH
President of the Republic of Kenya
Wednesday 24th August 2016

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President Uhuru Assent To Interest Rates Capping Bill

President Uhuru Kenyatta has assented to the bill that will control how much interest rate bank can charge on loans and the least they can give on deposit. This has made Kenyans very happy and the bankers are no doubt up in arms. The president said the banks needed to be controlled

 

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CORD To Call For Vicious Demonstrations Unless Jubilee ….

Opposition chief has given the jubilee ruling coalition one week to return Adabu Namwaba to its nest or it will call for vicious mass protest whose effects will be felt as far as the president’s beloved home province.

Speaking to the media from the CORD headquarters, the opposition chief termed the poaching of the youthful and promising politician “shameful and callous” and urged the ruling coalition to practice “clean politics”.

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the opposition chief

Adabu Namwaba is the immediate former secretary general of ODM which is an euphimism for CORD. His name means good manners and strong of spirit and this beautiful aspect of the youthful vibrant politician is often made manifest as he eloquently give speeches across the country whose inspiring message moves all who are lucky to hear it. Young university ladies have been known to throw their pink panties at him in delirious bliss during political rallies as if he was a rock star. He has however not allowed the fame to get to his head as he remains humble and approachable so the story goes

The opposition chief termed the action by the jubilee supremos as painful since everyone knew that Adabu Namwaba was the hope of the party. “We made this boy, eh, straight from school and when he is now a shinning light and hope of the party, jubilee has taken him away from us. This can not stand. Adabu is ours and no one can take him away no matter how well finacially oiled” said the oppositon chief in reference to the mythical substantial financial muscles of the ruling coalition

The poached politician could not be reached for comments as his phone went answered. It is understood however that Hon. Adabu will issue a strong statement in the coming day trashing the reports that he has been poached. He is his own man, so the story go.

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Evolution Is Slow, Very Slow

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Angelina Jolie’s six Children

These people who are posting photos of their future babies next to their profiles. You are making my day, such adorable cuties unless they are Chinese or European and you are a negro in which case I wonder: Are your mental faculty not faulty? Not that it is bad to dream that one day you will be a European if that’s your inclinations but perfect as evolution is, it takes many years for noticeable changes, such as skin colour, texture and general shape to occur. We are talking millions of years here eh?

Plus, chances of you getting skin cancer are double if you are not black and with all this global warming and ozone layer vanishing and shit you might want to hold on to your black skin for a little longer. It might save your ass.

Hey I am not hating if you so forging and want your child to look like the racist twerks who kidnapped your ancestor and made them slaves and raped their mothers and sisters as they watched, all I am saying is that technically and biologically your can’t turn into a Chinese over night. Even the immortal gods and jesuses of this universe can not do that for you.

Anyway, it might even turn out you are as sterile as a mule, in which case THIS IS GOOD NEWS since you now have a perfect excuse to adopt a child from whatever race you desire, although you might struggle a bit to adopt that adorable Chinese kid since they have this two child policy thing and ironically children over there are in short supply which is odd since they are into hundreds of million but scarce in that each family has one or two, mostly one.

I will leave with the quote: they hate us cuz they ain’t us.

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To The Kenya Post Election Violence Victims, Take Heart

Guys! Guys! More than 1500 Kenyans were killed during post election violence. Millions were displaced and their lives disrupted. Others were marked and are now wounded for life with lost limbs.

We all know who was contesting the presidency then. Not a question was asked of the two contestant. Which is shocking. Humans however are capable of self punishment and immoration when the usual official and formal justice system fails due to corruption and outright immorality.

To the victims of post election violence, I say, take heart in knowing that even if the humans justice system fails you, the nature justice will work. You will hear of men going insane and so forth. Others will make ruinous financial decisions and go broke.

Others will take their live when they can no longer take it as they are haunted by the ghostly faces of the lives they took. They will lack peaceful sleep as the blood of those whose lives they ruined circle viciously in their veins. Hitler, we are told by historians, killed himself .

Those who murdered your parents and made you orphans will soon enough pay the price. Most have already paid the price I can assure you. Some things you may be forgiven, bit can you forgive yourself ? Knowing that you took a life, a fellow human yet the both of you are fleetingly just passing through this world and like butterflies, you are here today and tomorrow gone and for what? For what did you take a fellow human life? A human who on another day would have clothed, fed or housed you in your time of need.

To the white men who funded these thing as you tried to install your puppets in Kenya’s state house. Shame on you? I spit on your graves!

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Thieves Of Kenya

Oh God of host

Please take this thieves away

They have made mansions from millions

Minted from the poor

Feed with silver spoon from golden plates

And drinks from golden goblet

Of the poor’s sweat and blood

Oh God of host

Please decapitate these thieves of Kenya

On their abroad trips to study cooking tea

In Netherlands for tourism

Bring down the planes and let them burn.

They have grassroots projects

Where making one pit toilet

Cost a fortune that would make a school

And oh God of host

Disfigure their faces and dismember their bodies

Let them rot and rust in pits

Let dark ghost steal their soul

Oh God of host

Destroy every facet of their lives

In their palatial home

Let there be no peace in their homes

Oh God of host as they travel in their fuel guzzlers

Send your calamity arm so that from the poor they will steal no more

Fill us your children with wisdom to destroy them

Let the pastor banish them from our religious place

They are an abomination oh God of host

Send the demons of stroke upon them

For their thieving way have robbed us lives

Of loved ones as they died for lack of medication

With shame and pain they have filled our nation

As so fill theirs too

They have taken all our land to keep it idle

As we starve oh God of host

Every penny we earn they take

And purchase frivolously like spoilt kid

Condom dispenser whose price would build a library

Thus saving  chela her agony of begging.

Mansions whose gate cost can upgrade a whole slum

Wheelbarrows from the future

Oh God of host painfully kill them for us

They steal for their children

Make them barren

And let their children denounce them in shame

If they escape the drugs trap oh God

Foreign nations, friend of Kenya join our prayer

And ban this thieves of Kenya from your country

Reveal their stolen wealth dear Switzerland

These thieves have names

CS, MCAs, Governors, MPs,

And they steal through fancyly named projects

NYS, NGO, Youth fund, rural electrocutions

Electrocute them God of host.

They built palatial homes in leafy suburbs

And engage in ungodly sexual acts

With slaves as young as ten

God of host kill them all.

Take their sanity oh God of host

And let them roam naked the street they grabbed

And when you do this God of host

Glory and honour shall be yours forever

 

Cc ministry of devolution

CC  Anne waiguru

Cc  all MCAs

Cc  All priest and pastors

Cc  governors

Cc traffic cops

Cc  KRA

Cc  #kenyans

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