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Protection from Violence

Madagascar, English

… No one may be submitted to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading penalties or treatments.
In particular, it is prohibited to submit a person without their free consent to a medical or scientific experiment. (Art. 8)

Madagascar, French

... Nul ne peut être soumis à la torture ni à des peines ou traitements inhumains ou dégradants.
En particulier, il est interdit de soumettre une personne sans son libre consentement à une expérience médicale ou scientifique. (Art. 8)

Protection from Violence

Yemen, Arabic

... ولكل مواطن الحق في ممارسة العمل الذي يختاره لنفسه في حدود القانون ولا يجوز فرض أي عمل جبراً على المواطنين إلا بمقتضى قانون ولأداء خدمة عامة وبمقابل أجر عادل، ... (المادّة ٢٩)

Yemen, English

… No citizen can be compelled to do any work except within the law, and in which case it is to serve the common interest and be in return for a fair wage. … (Art. 29)

Protection from Violence

Yemen, Arabic

أ. تكفل الدولة للمواطنين حريتهم الشخصية وتحافظ على كرامتهم وأمنهم . ...
ب. ... ويحظر التعذيب جسدياً أو نفسياً أو معنوياً، . ...
ه. يحدد القانون عقاب من يخالف أي فقرة من فقرات هذه المادة، كما يحدد التعويض المناسب عن الأضرار التي قد تلحق بالشخص من جراء المخالفة، ويعتبر التعذيب الجسدي أو النفسي عند القبض أو الاحتجاز أو السجن جريمة لا تسقط بالتقادم ويعاقب عليها كل من يمارسها أو يأمر بها أو يشارك فيها. (المادّة ٤٨)

Yemen, English

a. The state shall guarantee to its citizens their personal freedom; preserve their dignity and their security. …
b. … Physical and psychological torture is prohibited. …
e. The law shall determine the punishment for whosoever violates any of the stipulations of this Article and it shall also determine the appropriate compensation for any harm the person suffers as a result of such a violation. Physical or psychological torture at the time of arrest, detention or jail is a crime that cannot be prescribable. All those who practice, order, or participate in executing, physical or psychological torture shall be punished. (Art. 48)

Protection from Violence

Côte d’Ivoire, English

Each has the right to express and to freely disseminate their ideas. All propaganda having for its object or for its effect to make one social group prevail over another, or to encourage racial or religious hatred is forbidden. (Art. 10)

Côte d’Ivoire, French

Chacun a le droit d’exprimer et de diffuser librement ses idées. Toute propagande ayant pour but ou pour effet de faire prévaloir un groupe social sur un autre, ou d’encourager la haine raciale ou religieuse est interdite. (Art. 10)

Protection from Violence

Côte d’Ivoire, English

Slavery, forced labor, inhuman and cruel, degrading and humiliating treatment, physical or moral torture, physical violence and mutilation and all forms of debasement of the human being, are forbidden and punished by the law. (Art. 3)

Côte d’Ivoire, French

Sont interdits et punis par la loi, l’esclavage, le travail forcé, les traitements inhumains et cruels, dégradants et humiliants, la torture physique ou morale, les violences physiques et les mutilations et toutes les formes d’avilissement de l’être humain. (Art. 3)

Protection from Violence

Singapore, English

(1) No person shall be held in slavery.
(2) All forms of forced labour are prohibited, but Parliament may by law provide for compulsory service for national purposes.
… (Art. 10)

Protection from Violence

Palestine, State of, Arabic

1. لا يجوز إخضاع أحد لأي إكراه أو تعذيب و يعامل المتهمون و سائر المحرومين حرياتهم معاملة لائقة. … (المادّة 13)

Palestine, State of, English

1. No person shall be subject to any duress or torture. Indictees and all persons deprived of their freedom shall receive proper treatment. … (Art. 13)

Protection from Violence

Palestine, State of, Arabic

لا يجوز إجراء أي تجربة طبية أو علميّة على أحد دون رضاء قانوني مسبق. ... (المادّة 16)

Palestine, State of, English

It is unlawful to conduct any medical or scientific experiment on any person without prior legal consent. … (Art. 16)

Protection from Violence

Palestine, State of, Arabic

رعاية الأمومة والطفولة واجب وطني، وللأطفال الحق في:
1- الحماية والرعاية الشاملة.
2- أن لا يستغلوا لأي غرض كان ولا يسمح لهم بالقيام بعمل يلحق ضرراً بسلامتهـم أو بصحتهم أو بتعليمهم.
3- الحماية من الإيذاء والمعاملة القاسية .
4- يحرم القانون تعريض الأطفال للضرب والمعاملة القاسيتين من قبل ذويهم.
… (المادّة 29)

Palestine, State of, English

Maternal and childhood welfare are national duties. Children shall have the right to:
1. Comprehensive protection and welfare.
2. Not to be exploited for any purpose whatsoever, and not to be permitted to perform work that might damage their safety, health or education.
3. Protection from harmful and cruel treatment.
4. Not to be subjected to beating or cruel treatment by their relatives.
… (Art. 29)

Protection from Violence

Jordan, Arabic

لا يفرض التشغيل الإلزامي على أحد، ... (المادّة 13)

Jordan, English

Compulsory labour shall not be imposed on any person, … (Art. 13)