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HUMAN RIGHTS DAY NEWSLETTER #8, DECEMBER 10, 2017

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UNITED NATIONS HUMAN RIGHTS DAY NEWSLETTER #8, THE UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF HUMAN RIGHTS (UDHR) AT 69. DECEMBER 10, 2017.
For a CULTURE OF PEACE AND JUSTICE
 Compiled by Dick Bennett
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Contents:  Human Rights Day 2017 Newsletter
UN Human Rights Day, December 10, 2017
UN Human Rights Day, December 10, 2016
UN 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 20      16
UN Human Rights and Refugees, 2016
United States and Human Rights, 2017
United States Violations of Human Rights, 2017

Contents #7, 2015

UNITED NATIONS Human Rights Day 2017, Google Search, Dec. 10, 2017
Sunday December 10
  1. Human Rights Day 2017
www.un.org/events/humanrights/
"Where, after all, do universal human rights begin? In small places, close to home -- so close and so small that they cannot be seen on any maps of the world. [...] Unless these rights have meaning there, they have little meaning anywhere. Without concerted citizen action to uphold them close to home, we shall look in vain ...
Know Your Rights! · ‎Events · ‎Resources · ‎Human Rights Day 10 ...  Top stories
Scoop.co.nz · 1 day ago
www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58253
Eleanor Roosevelt of the United States holding a Declaration of Human Rights poster in English. (November 1949). UN Photo. Print. 8 December 2017 – The United Nations will on Sunday kick off in Paris, France, a year-long campaign to honor the foundational human rights document, which next year marks its 70th ...
https://www.awarenessdays.com/awareness-days-calendar/human-rights-day-2017/
Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day on which, in 1948, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In 1950, the Assembly passed resolution 423 (V), inviting all States and interested organizations to observe 10 December of ...
www.ohchr.org › OHCHR › English › About Us
UN Photo. Human Rights Day is observed by the international community every year on 10 December. It commemorates the day in 1948 the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. ... Human Rights Day 2017: Stand up for human rights: 70th anniversary of the UDHR.
https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/human-rights-day/
Every so often a thing comes to pass that is of such astounding importance that we must stand up and recognize it. We must place this thing on the pedestal it deserves, and ensure that the precepts and policies put in place by it are adhered to, appreciated, and spread as far as the human voice will carry. Such is the sort of ...
https://www.timeanddate.com/holidays/un/human-rights-day
December 10 is Human Rights Day, a United Nations (UN) campaign that calls for people to know and push for their rights no matter where they are in the world. ... Sun, Dec 10, 2017Human Rights Day,United Nations observance. Mon, Dec 10, 2018, Human Rights DayUnited Nations observance. Tue, Dec 10, 2019 ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Rights_Day
Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December every year. 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 and one of ...
Celebrations‎: ‎United Nations    Observed by‎: ‎UN Members
Date‎: ‎10 December  Also called‎: ‎HRD
www.unesco.org/new/human-rights-day
11 December 2017. Launching Ceremony - 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights: Current Challenges and UNESCO's Contribution. 12 December 2017. UNESCO Campus Birthday - "Human Rights Today" Special participation of Plantu · National Initiatives on the Safety of Journalists - What Works ...
https://www.ndtv.com › Education
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10 hours ago - Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December - the day the United NationsGeneral Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
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www.un.org/en/universal-declaration-human-rights/
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone ... the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on 10 ...
www.un.org/events/humanrights/
Juba, South Sudan, 2016 UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe. Stand up for someone's rights today! Human Rights Day is observed every year on 10 December. ... the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human ...
www.un.org/en/udhrbook/pdf/udhr_booklet_en_web.pdf
This illustrated edition of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. (UDHR) is published by the United Nations in Arabic, Chinese, English,. French, Russian ...
Top stories
UN News Centre · 1 day ago
International Business Times · 15 hours ago
Samaa News, Pakistan · 19 hours ago
www.youthforhumanrights.org › WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS?
Read a Simplified Version of The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights for Teens and Young Adults. Watch Videos and Learn More About the ...
www.youthforhumanrights.org › WHAT ARE HUMAN RIGHTS?
Learn Where Universal Rights Begin, Written By Eleanor Roosevelt, Chair Of The United NationsCommission That Wrote The Universal Declaration Of Human ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Universal_Declaration_of_Human_Rights
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) (text) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations ..... Brown, Gordon (2016). The Universal Declaration of ...
https://www.bostonglobe.com/.../2016/...universal-declaration-human-right...
Apr 17, 2016 - The 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) helped to hasten the death of ... By Gordon Brown April 17, 2016 ... Former British prime minister Gordon Brown is the UN's special envoy for global education.
www.huffingtonpost.com/news/universal-declaration-of-human-rights/
"We not only neglect to teach the UN in its proper context - the ancient ideas about the need ... #WPFD2016 Drives Freedom, Safety, Rights for Journalists ... Read More: Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Committee for the Promotion of ...
https://www.project-syndicate.org/.../declaration-of-human-rights-global-...
Apr 20, 2016 - ... those documents is the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights. ... in 1948 will differ in wording and emphasis from one created in 2016.
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What is a fundamental human right?
Searches related to un universal decl

UN Human Rights and refugees 2017, Google Search, Dec. 10, 2017
www.unhcr.org/en-us
Defence class teaches refugee women to fight gender violence. At a UNHCR-organized class in Jordan, the SheFighter studio teaches women how to defend themselves and boosts their self-esteem in the process. view story ... Thousands of Rohingyas have fled violence in Myanmar. Follow the crisis here. 10 Dec 2017 ...
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https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2017/country-chapters/european-union
In the first 10 months of the year, almost 328,000 had crossed the sea to reach European shores, compared to 736,646 during the same period in 2015, according to the United Nations Refugee Agency (UNHCR). Fifty-eight percent of those arriving by sea came from the world's top 10 refugee-producing countries, including ...
www.ohchr.org/Documents/AboutUs/UNHumanRightsAppeal2017.pdf
The normative power of International Human. Rights Law and UN. Mechanisms. International human rights, criminal, humanitarian and refugee law help embed universal values by providing legal standards.United Nations human rights bodies, independent experts and mecha- nisms such as the Universal Periodic Review ...
refugeesmigrants.un.org/
News. 08 Dec 2017 - UN agency begins assisting thousands of West African migrants to leave Libya. 08 Dec 2017 - UN chief calls for $1 billion in donor contributions to emergency response fund · More news ...
www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=57490
Rohingya refugee children from Myanmar stand outside Kutupalong camp in Bangladesh (July 2017). Photo: Poppy McPherson/IRIN ?Share. Print. 11 September 2017 – The United Nations human rightschief today lashed out at the treatment of the Rohingya in Myanmar which has led to more than 300,000 people fleeing ...
https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/rohingya-refugee-crisis-‘human-rights-nightmare’-un...
Sep 28, 2017 - Rohingya refugee crisis a 'human rights nightmare,' UN chief tells Security Council. Rohingya28.jpg Noting that the humanitarian crisis that has resulted in displacement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingyas from Myanmar not only provides a “breeding ground” for radicalization, but also puts vulnerable ...
https://refugeesmigrants.un.org/libya’s-detention-migrants-‘-outrage-humanity’-says-...
Nov 14, 2017 - Libya's detention of migrants 'is an outrage to humanity,' says UN human rights chief Zeid. Libya_UNHCR_2017_RF2103550-.jpg The European Union's (EU) support for Libya's Coast Guard which has resulted in thousands of migrants being detained in “horrific” conditions inside Libya is “inhuman,” the ...
https://www.theguardian.com › World › United Nations
Oct 16, 2017 - Australia has been elected to the UN human rights council uncontested, marking the first time the country has served on the powerful body. ... to be a regional and global leader on rights would ring hollow unless it addressed rights issues domestically, in particular Indigenous rights and refugeepolicy.
https://www.theguardian.com › World › Australia › Manus Island
Nov 9, 2017 - Australia remains responsible for the people held in its offshore detention regimes on Manus Island and Nauru, and should immediately close the centres and bring refugees and asylum seekers to Australia or another safe country, the United Nations human rights committee has told the government.
www.abc.net.au/news/2017-10-17/australia-election-to-un-human-rights.../9056728
Oct 16, 2017 - Australia is elected among 15 nations to join the United Nations Human Rights Council, the agency responsible for protecting human rights around the ... Ahead of its election to the UN body, Australia was criticised in a report over its human rights record in dealing with refugees and Aboriginal peoples.
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HUMAN RIGHTS AND REFUGEES 2016
https://www.hrw.org/topic/refugee-rights
Human Rights Watch's Refugee Rights Program defends the rights of ... December 10, 2016News Release. EU: Returns to Greece Put Refugees at Risk.
https://www.hrw.org/topic/childrens-rights/refugees-and-migrants
December 8, 2016 Commentary ... Senior Counsel, Children's Rights Division ... 750,000 Syrian Children Out of School; Video: Syrian Refugees in Jordan ...
www.humanrightsfirst.org › Topics
And beginning with the Refugee Act of 1980, which we helped draft, we've been at the forefront of ... Washington Week on Human Rights: November 28, 2016.
International Business Times · 15 hours ago
Human Rights Watch · 20 hours ago
www.humanrightsfirst.org › Topics
The United States should lead a global effort to protect Syrian refugee families fleeing conflict and ... Washington Week on Human Rights: November 28, 2016.
www.ibtimes.com/human-rights-day-facts-2016-how-donate-refugees-ot...
16 hours ago - Saturday marks Human Rights Day, the annual commemoration of the United Nations General Assembly adopting the Universal Declaration of ...
https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/europe-and.../report-germany/
The authorities' failure to effectively investigate alleged human rights violations by police persisted. Hate crimes against refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants ...
https://www.amnesty.org/.../2016/.../register-now-for-amnestys-free-onli...
Sep 8, 2016 - Places are unlimited on our free online course Human Rights: The ... will be available for 12 months from 16 November 2016 to 19 November ...
humanities.wisc.edu/research/.../fall-2016-human-rights-and-refugees/
Human Rights and Refugees: Understanding the Global Refugee/Displaced Persons Crisis ... This Fall 2016 seminar is open only to accepted participants.
https://www.edx.org/.../human-rights-rights-refugees-amnesty-internatio...
... human rights. This course will teach you about the human rights of refugees and empower you to defend them. ... In Session. Started on November 16, 2016.


UNITED STATES AND HUMAN RIGHTS, Google Search, Dec. 10, 2017
Human rights in the United States comprise a series of rights which are legally protected by the Constitution of the United States, including the amendments, state constitutions, conferred by treaty and customary international law, and enacted legislatively through Congress, state legislatures, and state referenda and ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights_in_the_United_States
People also ask
What are the 30 basic human rights?
What rights do we have in America?
What are my rights as a human?
How are rights of individuals protected in the US?
https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2017/country-chapters/united-states
The United States has a vibrant civil society and strong constitutional protections for many civil andpolitical rights. Yet many US laws and practices, particularly in the areas of criminal and juvenile justice, immigration, and national security, violate internationally recognized human rights.
https://www.state.gov/j/drl/hr/
The protection of fundamental human rights was a foundation stone in the establishment of the United States over 200 years ago. Since then, a central goal of U.S. foreign policy has been the promotion of respect for human rights, as embodied in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The United Statesunderstands ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights_in_the_United_States
Human rights in the United States comprise a series of rights which are legally protected by the Constitution of the United States, including the amendments, state constitutions, conferred by treaty and customary international law, and enacted legislatively through Congress, state legislatures, and state referenda and ...
Equality · ‎Freedoms · ‎Labor rights · ‎Justice system
www.theadvocatesforhumanrights.org/human_rights_and_the_united_states
In the United States, the Constitution and the Bill of Rights provide broad human rights protections. Many of the rights contained in the Constitution are equivalent to rights found in the UDHR, especially those related to political and civil liberties. In addition, the U.S. Supreme Court has identified fundamental rights not ...
https://cz.usembassy.gov › Our Relationship
The United States has played a special role in the development and support of human rights ideas and practices. The Declaration of Independence, by which the American colonies severed their allegiance to the British Crown in 1776, proclaimed that “all men are created equal.” No less important, the declaration asserted ...
https://www.amnestyusa.org/countries/usa/Human rights don't start at the water's edge – there's urgent work to be done here at home. Amnesty International works to protect human rights in the United States. Amnesty International advocates forhuman rights-oriented approaches to national security, criminal justice and police accountability; works to abolish the ...
www.humanrights.com › ... › A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMAN RIGHTS
Find the foundation of universal human rights in American history through the writing of the Constitution of the United States, the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights. Learn more about how the United Nations continues to defend these tenets of equal rights worldwide.
https://www.nesri.org/human-rights/human-rights-in-the-united-states
In recent history, the United States government and many organizations in the United States have often talked about human rights as if they were only relevant to abuses in other countries, although human rights obligations apply to all countries including the United States. Yet, many Americans have always believed that the ...
https://www.amnesty.org/en/countries/.../united-states.../report-united-states-of-americ...
In August, the UN Human Rights Committee expressed concern that the investigation into torture in the counter-terrorism context, which the USA was legally obliged to conduct, had not taken place. The Committee noted that the USA had provided no further information on the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) ...
https://www.aclu.org/issues/human-rights
In 1948, the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the foundational document of the modern human rights system. Since then, the United States has provided global leadership on many human rights issues. But its embrace of the rights enshrined in the UDHR has been partial and ...


UNITED STATES VIOLATIONS OF HUMAN RIGHTS, Google Search, Dec. 10, 2017
It stated in part, "The violation of [US] citizens' civil and political rights by the government is severe ... the United States applies double standards ... by requesting unrestricted 'internet freedom' in other countries, which becomes an important diplomatic tool for the United States to impose pressure and seek ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Rights_Record_of_the_United_States
https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2017/country-chapters/united-states
The United States has a vibrant civil society and strong constitutional protections for many civil and political rights. Yet many US laws and practices, particularly in the areas of criminal and juvenile justice, immigration, and national security, violate internationally recognized human rights. Those least able to defend
https://www.hrw.org/world-report/2016/country-chapters/united-states
The United States has a vibrant civil society and strong constitutional protections for many civil and political rights. Yet many US laws and practices, particularly in the areas of criminal and juvenile justice, immigration, and national security, violate internationally recognized human rights. Often, those least able to defend their ...
https://www.hrw.org/united-states
The United States Program of Human Rights Watch protects and promotes the fundamental rights and dignity of every person subject to the authority of the US government. We investigate and expose systemic human rights violations committed by the US federal, state and local ...
https://www.aclu.org/.../abuse-human-rights-prisoners-united-states-solitary-confinem...
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) urges the Human Rights Council to address the widespreadviolations of the human rights of prisoners in the United States associated with solitary confinement and call for the adoption of appropriate measures to protect their human rights. The ACLU calls on the Council to urge ...
https://www.amnesty.org/.../americas/united-states...america/report-united-states-of-am...
In August, the UN Human Rights Committee expressed concern that the investigation into torture in the counter-terrorism context, which the USA was legally obliged to ... No action was taken to end impunity for the systematic human rights violations, including torture and enforced disappearance, committed in the secret CIA ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights_in_the_United_States
Indeed, Fitzpatrick's concerns and motivations – as well as those of his readers – stood for the longstanding, bitter social and political struggles that divided much of the United States at the time, keeping in mind that in the 1940s and 1950s racial divisions, political exclusion, and gender inequalities were basic ...
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_Rights_Record_of_the_United_States
It stated in part, "The violation of [US] citizens' civil and political rights by the government is severe ... the United States applies double standards ... by requesting unrestricted 'internet freedom' in other countries, which becomes an important diplomatic tool for the United States to impose pressure and seek ...
www.truth-out.org/.../22887-un-human-rights-committee-finds-us-in-serious-violatio...
Apr 4, 2014 - Recently, the UN Human Rights Committee issued a report excoriating the United Statesfor its human rights violations. It focuses on violations of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, to which the country is party. The report mentions 25 human rights issues where theUnited States is ...
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-rights-idUSKBN16G11N
Mar 9, 2017 - China lashed out at the United States for its "terrible human rights problems" in a report on Thursday, adding to recent international criticism of Washington on issues ranging from violence inflicted on minorities to U.S. immigration policies.
https://www.salon.com/.../5_human_rights_abuses_america_commits_at_home_partn...
Aug 9, 2014 - Sybrina Fulton and Ron Davis, whose sons were killed in what many believe were racially motivated attacks, are using their children's deaths to remind Americans that human rights are being violated right here in the United States. More than a year after George Zimmerman killed Trayvon Martin, Fulton felt ...
See US and Human Rights:  Afghanistan; US and Human Rights Iraq; etc. all the countries the US and invaded and bombed and are bombing now.




Contents OMNI UN Human Rights DAY Newsletter #7, Dec. 10, 2015   http://jamesrichardbennett.blogspot.com/2015/12/omni-un-human-rights-day-newsletter-7.html
UN Human Rights Day Dec. 10, 2015: 50th anniversary of the two International
     Covenants on Human Rights:
UN Human Rights Office of the High Commissioner
Human Rights Organizations 2015, Google Search
O’Malley, Interview of Mary Robinson
Peace and Planet’s Human Rights Day Focus on Refugees
Center for Victims of Torture
Attacks on Human Rights
Arkansas’ Congressional Representatives
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