Article Twenty-nine of the Universal Declaration

An illustration by Marcia Williams from the book 'We Are All Born Free - The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Pictures'.
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  1. Everyone has duties to the community in which alone the free and full development of his personality is possible.

  2. In the exercise of his rights and freedoms, everyone shall be subject only to such limitations as are determined by law solely for the purpose of securing due recognition and respect for the rights and freedoms of others and of meeting the just requirements of morality, public order and the general welfare in a democratic society.

  3. These rights and freedoms may in no case be exercised contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.


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