How Much Do You Actually Know About Human Rights?

On the 10th of December, we celebrate the International Human Rights Day. For this ocasion, the No Hate Speech Movement has prepared this little quizz, to test you on your Human Rights knowledge. Will you pass the test?

  1. What is the accepted International definition of hate speech?
    1. There is no universally accepted definition of the expression “hate speech”.
    2. The Council of Europe definition. “the term ‘hate speech’ shall be understood as covering all forms of expression which spread, incite, promote or justify racial hatred, xenophobia, antisemitism or other forms of hatred based on intolerance, including: intolerance expressed by aggressive nationalism and ethnocentrism, discrimination and hostility against minorities, migrants and people of immigrant origin”
    3. The UN ICCPR definition Any advocacy of national, racial or religious hatred that constitutes incitement to discrimination, hostility or violence shall be prohibited by law.
  2. Is freedom of expression an absolute protected right in Europe?
    1. Yes.
    2. No.
  3. What is the No Hate Speech Movement?
    1. A group of young leftist agitators trained using taxpayer money to eliminate the expression of dissident political opinions online.
    2. A youth campaign of the Council of Europe for human rights online
    3. The Council of Europe campaign for online censorship
  4. What is the situation on International Human Rights treaties?
    1. All States have ratified all of the human rights treaties.
    2. All States have ratified at least one.
    3. There aren’t human rights treaties. They don’t exist.
  5. How many articles has the Universal Declaration of Human Rights?
    1. It depends on the country, but usually it has around 30.
    2. It has 30 articles.
    3. It has 25 articles.
  6. What date and where was the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted?
    1. 10 July 1949 in New York
    2. 10 December 1977 in Geneva
    3. 10 December 1948 in Paris
    4. 25th July 1951 in London
  7. The United Nations (UN) defines discrimination as behaviour that includes any distinction, exclusion, restriction or preference based on what?
    1. race, colour, national or ethnic origin
    2. sex, language, colour
    3. race, colour, sex, language, religion, opinion, descent or national or ethnic origin
    4. religion, race, sex
    1. A court set up by the European Union to monitor Human Rights within the EU
    2. A court set up by the United Nations to enforce human rights in Europe
    3. A court set up by the Council of Europe to oversee implementation of the European Convention on Human Rights

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