Coot Club by Arthur Ransome

By Arthur Ransome

Tom Dudgeon has eliminate a motor cruiser from its moorings to guard a coot's nest, yet now the cruiser is looking low and high for him - even supplying a present. Tom accepts a call for participation for a week's cruise to educate his new pals, Dick and Dorothea tips to sail. You couldn't get a greater sailor than Tom yet can he rather remain one bounce prior to his pursuers lengthy adequate to accomplish the voyage?

(Originally released in 1934)

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72); submit an appeal (Art. 73); detention inside the occupied territory (Art. 76); conditions of food and hygiene sufficient to maintain good health (Art. 76); spiritual assistance (Art. 76); visits by the International Committee of the Red Cross (Art. 76). ’ International human rights law In 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights laid the foundation of the United Nation’s system of international human rights law. Later human rights instruments became increasingly specific and dealt with either a particular group of rights (such as civil and political, or economic, social and cultural) or with a specific group of people (for example, women or children).

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