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12th Oct '17 2:22:06 PM angie710
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* MightMakesRight: The idea that the desires of a perceived strong or triumphant party supersede the rights of everyone else.
21st Sep '17 6:13:40 PM angie710
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+ SexualHarassmentAndRapeTropes
21st Sep '17 6:10:34 PM angie710
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* RapePortrayedAsRedemption: Use of rape as a punishment.
20th Sep '17 4:57:49 PM angie710
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* UsefulNotes/VictimBlaming: The idea that some people "deserve" to be raped, beaten, etc.
19th Sep '17 7:46:57 PM angie710
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* UsefulNotes/TheLawsAndCustomsOfWar: All's ''not'' fair in love and war, and there are rules and laws that must be followed.
31st Aug '17 9:57:44 AM HalcyonDayz
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** RapePillageAndBurn: When soldiers murder civilians, sexually assualt civilians, destroy property, steal property, or otherwise harm the defenseless. Often called "sacking" or "raiding", in modern times this is a crime punishable by imprisonment or death.

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** RapePillageAndBurn: When soldiers murder civilians, sexually assualt assault civilians, destroy property, steal property, or otherwise harm the defenseless. Often called "sacking" or "raiding", in modern times this is a crime punishable by imprisonment or death.



** TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: When soldiers refuse to sexually assault female civilians or POWs, or when their officers forbid them to. As with the above trope, this is mandatory by International Law.

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** TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: When soldiers refuse to sexually assault female civilians or POWs, [=POWs=], or when their officers forbid them to. As with the above trope, this is mandatory by International Law.
1st May '17 6:45:45 PM Timjames98
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* ColdBloodedTorture: A violation of human rights in which a person is subjected to physical or mental pain by another. This is illegal under international law as well as under the laws of most nations.



* FairForItsDay: When a work, act, or policy is considered better than that of its predecessors but still unacceptably backwards by current standards.



** WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: When a Genocide is ignored, forgotten, covered up, or treated as justified. This results in the victims of genocide being deprived of justice or dignity, and makes it easier for future genocides to occur.

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** WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: When a Genocide is ignored, forgotten, covered up, or treated as justified. This results in the victims of genocide being deprived of justice or justice, dignity, and often forgotten. It also makes it easier for future genocides to occur.


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* TheRevolutionWillNotBeCivilized: When part of a country's population rises up against the established government with the hopes of radically changing it, and when said uprising is willing to violate human rights in order to achieve its goals. Even revolutions are subject to international laws, and should be held to basic ethical standards like anyone else.
1st May '17 9:45:45 AM Timjames98
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** WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: When a Genocide is ignored, forgotten, covered up, or treated as justified. This results in the victims of genocide being deprived of justice, and makes it easier for future genocides to occur.

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** WouldBeRudeToSayGenocide: When a Genocide is ignored, forgotten, covered up, or treated as justified. This results in the victims of genocide being deprived of justice, justice or dignity, and makes it easier for future genocides to occur.
19th Dec '16 9:05:44 AM MCanter89
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* FinalSolution: Genocide -the deliberate mass-murder in whole or in part of an entire ethnic, cultural, national, or religious group- is often considered the ultimate violation of human rights.

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* FinalSolution: Genocide -the - the deliberate mass-murder in whole or in part of an entire ethnic, cultural, national, or religious group- group - is often considered the ultimate violation of human rights.



* SlaveryIsaSpecialKindOfEvil: As slavery reduces human beings to property and is associated with multiple other atrocities, it is seen as an extreme violation of human rights.

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* SlaveryIsaSpecialKindOfEvil: SlaveryIsASpecialKindOfEvil: As slavery reduces human beings to property and is associated with multiple other atrocities, it is seen as an extreme violation of human rights.



11th Jul '16 10:26:35 PM Timjames98
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** PrisonRape: A rampant human rights abuse common in the prisons of both fiction and real life. Oftentimes it is [[PlayedForLaughs joked about in media]], [[DirtyCop purposly ignored by prison guards]], [[KarmicRape or otherwise treated as something prisoners deserve]].

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** PrisonRape: A rampant human rights abuse common in the prisons of both fiction and real life. Oftentimes it is [[PlayedForLaughs joked about in media]], [[DirtyCop purposly purposely ignored by prison guards]], [[KarmicRape or otherwise treated as something prisoners deserve]].deserve]]. While there have been some efforts to prevent this, progress is slow.



* OldManMarryingAChild: Violates the right of the child, as the child is too young to consent to sexual activity. Since these marriages are often arranged by the child's parents, the child also loses the right to choose her own husband.

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* ** OldManMarryingAChild: Violates the right of the child, as the child is too young to consent to sexual activity. Since these marriages are often arranged by the child's parents, the child also loses the right to choose her own husband.husband.
** KarmicRape: The idea that someone "deserves" to be raped. Supporters of international human rights reject this notion, and press for laws that protect criminals from PrisonRape.


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** TheWomenAreSafeWithUs: When soldiers refuse to sexually assault female civilians or POWs, or when their officers forbid them to. As with the above trope, this is mandatory by International Law.
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