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HUMAN RIGHTS

"Everyone has a right to peaceful coexistence, the basic personal freedoms, the alleviation of suffering,
and the opportunity to lead a productive life..."
(Jimmy Carter)


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(Updated on 31/10/2016)

 

 

INFORMATION :

 

  • Finishing the Dream
    "In partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, NBC Learn brings the Civil Rights era to life with over one hundred archival clips
    and original town hall conversations from around the country. If you are having trouble viewing the videos, click here."

    (nbclearn.com)
  • How the world violates human rights, country by country - Article + Interactive map
    "Human Rights Watch identifies the threats facing citizens in more than 90 countries including torture, detention and censorship.
    Click on each shaded country (colour-coded by continent) for a snapshot of the situation there, according to HRW."

    (telegraph.co.uk)

 

  • World 'failing on human rights'
    "World leaders are failing to tackle human rights abuses around the globe, Amnesty International says...
    The report - which covers 150 countries - was published ahead of the 60th anniversary of the human rights declaration, which was adopted on 10 December 1948. "

    (BBC)
  • UNITED booklet
    It is a "pictorial version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, laying out the 30 rights all humans are entitled to  but in language that kids can understand."
    (youthforhumanrights.org)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, December 10th :

 

  • Human Rights Day
    "The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights..."
    (Wikipedia)