Human Rights

I. Introduction: What is “Critical Thinking”?

II. Human Rights:

1. History of Human Rights
2. Basic Ideas of Human Rights
3. Limits of Freedom
4. Checklist: How to Solve a Human Rights Case
5. Special Human Rights
5.1. Right of Free Expression
5.2. Right of to Vote
5.3. Right of Free Assembly
5.4. Right of Free Association

III. Building Personal Capacity

1. Guidelines for a Good Presentation
2. Non – Violent Communication
3. Active Listening
4. Guidelines for Constructive Criticism
5. Interview Technique

VI. Internet Guide to Human Rights

1. How to Find Comments on ICCPR Articles
2. How to Search the “University of Minnesota” Homepage
3. How to Search the “HRNi” Homepage
4. How to Search the “Bayefsky” Homepage

V. Answers to the Study Questions


CAT Convention against Torture
CC Cambodian Constitution
CEDAW Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women
CERD International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination
CESCR International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights
CRC Convention on the Rights of the Child
ICCPR International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights
ILO International Labor Organization
LEMNA Law on the Election of Members of the National Assembly
NEC National Election Committee
UDHR Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Article 1 I 1 Article 1 paragraph 1 sentence 1


Victim and Witness Protections Standards for the ECCC and Beyond 2007-2009

Citizen Advisor Training and Outreach
Police Training

Survey and Outreach

2004 Survey on the Establishment of the ECCC English | Khmer
2005-2007 Outreach- “About the ECCC” and “Participation at the ECCC”

Teaching Materials from Previous Projects

Fair Trial Principle
Human Rights
Legislation, Legal Drafting, Commenting on Draft Laws, and Lobbying
The Cambodian Judicial Procedure; the Role of Legal Actors; Writing Judgments; and Court Observations
Interviewing, Presentation, and Communication Skills

Related Links

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The Khmer Institute of Democracy website