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Ninth Article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Route to Human RightsArticle 9 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that no one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile. This article protects people from injustice and abuse of power by the authorities by ensuring that arrest, detention or exile is only carried out following a legal and justified procedure. It is an essential guarantee of individual liberty and legal security, preventing people from being deprived of their liberty without a legitimate reason and due process.

The importance of this article lies in its ability to prevent authoritarian abuses and protect citizens from unjust actions. By prohibiting arbitrary arrest, detention and exile, it establishes a framework of legality that authorities must respect, ensuring that any deprivation of liberty has a legal basis and is subject to judicial review. This principle is fundamental to the protection of human rights and dignity, providing a safeguard against arbitrariness and ensuring that people can live without fear of being unjustly deprived of their liberty.

The plaque with Article 9 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is located in El Toral Park in the town of Pola de Allande.

Images courtesy of ISHR

  • Address
    Parque el Toral, 33880 Pola de Allande, Asturias, Spain
  • Web
  • Visiting Hours
    Always open
  • What to see
    9th article

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