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  • prisoners of conscie
  • The international rights group Amnesty International has named Russian opposition leaders Aleksei Navalny and Sergei Udaltsov 'prisoners of conscience. (rferl.org)
  • Last month, Amnesty International recognized three members of the all-female opposition punk group Pussy Riot as prisoners of conscience and called for their immediate release. (rferl.org)
  • Amnesty International is concerned that they may be prisoners of conscience detained for their activities as human rights defenders. (amnesty.org)
  • The strongest human advocates many prisoners of conscience in the IRI have is the silent presence of the women who sit outside the solid doors of the prison for hours on their daily vigil. (truthout.org)
  • totalitarian
  • The destruction of the conscience is the real precondition for totalitarian obedience and totalitarian domination. (lewrockwell.com)
  • The declaration or its proposals have received support from the European Parliament , notably in its 2009 resolution on European conscience and totalitarianism , from other bodies of the European Union , from the governments of multiple European countries affected by communist totalitarian rule and Soviet occupation, and from the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe . (wikipedia.org)
  • Hospitals
  • This does not entirely get the Obama administration off the hook but if George W. Bush was so concerned about the conscience of health care workers, why didn't he bring forth this regulation earlier, specifically when the state of Connecticut passed laws requiring Catholic hospitals to perform procedures they had previously found morally objectionable. (americamagazine.org)
  • therefore
  • It was therefore almost with the foresight of a prophet that Conscience in 1830 wrote: "I do not know why but I find in the Flemish language indescribably romantic, mysterious, profound, energetic, even savage. (wikipedia.org)
  • refuse
  • The time has come to return the focus to patients, and an important first step is to protect those health care providers whose consciences tell them that they are obliged to provide health care at least as much as we protect the rights of their colleagues to refuse it. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • A mainstay in this assault is a fresh barrage of laws containing so-called "conscience clauses," designed to give health care providers the right to refuse to offer services that they personally disapprove of, regardless of patient needs. (huffingtonpost.com)
  • choose
  • Sharing the technology of Kundalini Yoga and Mantra to foster awareness of the light and dark forces dancing within and around us, so that we live our lives full and choose in the light of our conscience. (blurb.com)
  • year
  • HONG KONG -- In a front-runner for the title of loudest film of the year so far, "Fire of Conscience" tackles the heady subject of police corruption at street and institutional levels on the surface, but is really just an old school cops and robbers shoot 'em up most notable for a pair of highly inventive deaths. (hollywoodreporter.com)
  • history
  • In the history of ethics , the conscience has been looked upon as the will of a divine power expressing itself in man's judgments, an innate sense of right and wrong resulting from man's unity with the universe, an inherited intuitive sense evolved in the long history of the human race, and a set of values derived from the experience of the individual. (encyclopedia.com)
  • individual
  • The values we live by - individual conscience and the rule of law - are obstacles to be overcome on the way to utopia and the New Socialist Man. (freerepublic.com)
  • Preserving opportunity for physicians to act (or to refrain from acting) in accordance with the dictates of conscience in their professional practice is important for preserving the integrity of the medical profession as well as the integrity of the individual physician, on which patients and the public rely. (ama-assn.org)
  • human
  • Where conscience prevails there is a barrier against the domination of human orders and human whim, something sacred that must remain inviolable and that in an ultimate sovereignty evades control not only by oneself but by every external agency. (lewrockwell.com)
  • president
  • We fight against poverty because faith requires it and conscience demands it," the president declared when he announced the initiative in 2002. (washingtonpost.com)
  • The conference on European Conscience and Communism received letters of support from president Nicolas Sarkozy (France), Lady Margaret Thatcher (UK), Secretary of State Jason Kenney (Canada) and former National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski (United States). (wikipedia.org)