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britain is violating multiple human rights through their treatment of alfie evans


The British descisions made on Alfie Evans violates the human rights set forth by the United Nations in the Universal Decleration of Human Rights (DHR).

Firstly, the Decleration of Human Rights applies to Alfie Evans for Article Second of DHR states: "Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Decleration."

Secondly, Britain has violated Alfie's right against "inhuman or degrading treatment" as set forth in Article Fifth of the DHR through the act of depriving him of nourishment and removing him from life support.

Thirdly, Britain has violated Alfie's right not to be subject to "detention" as set forth by the DHR's Ninth Article through preventing him from leaving Alder-Hey Hospital even though his legal representatives wished to move him; the British hold no charge against Alfie Evans sufficient to detain him such. Furthermore, through holding Alfie against his representative's will, Britain has violated DHR's Thirteenth Article which states: "(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," for Britain has prevented him from being transferred elsewhere he may be treated.

Whereas Britain is clearly violating the Human Rights set forth by the United Nations, and the Decleration of Human Rights guarantees the rights Britain is violating, the United Nations must act against these actions and ensure that Alfie's rights as a human being are not infringed upon in any way.

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