ERIC Number: ED389651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Torture by Governments, A Seven Part Educational Guide for High Schools.
Amnesty International USA, New York, NY.
This interdisciplinary unit includes seven lessons that can be adapted to fit individual classrooms and curricular needs. The focus of the lessons is on human rights and human rights abuses. The lessons include: (1) "Who Are the Victims?"; (2) "Coping"; (3) "Torturers"; (4) "A Case for Torture?"; (5) "The Map of Torture"; (6) "The Words To Say It"; and (7) "The Fight against Torture." The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights is included, as are several newspaper articles, photographs, and maps. (EH)
Descriptors: Childrens Rights, Civil Liberties, Civil Rights, Due Process, Equal Protection, Freedom, High Schools, International Crimes, Justice, Political Attitudes, Refugees, Safety, Social Attitudes, Social Studies, Values
Amnesty International USA, 322 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY 10001 ($3.95).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Amnesty International USA, New York, NY.