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Human Rights Day should be extended to every day of the year, says UN

Thursday, December 11th 2014 - 11:23 UTC
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The universal reach of human rights should not be restricted to one day alone but extended to every day of the year, top United Nations officials declared on Wednesday, 10 December, as they marked Human Rights Day – an annual UN-backed event commemorating the date on which the General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Read full article

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  • ChrisR

    Human rights in SA?

    Don't make me laugh.

    'No Money Pepe' ruling us as if he were the King.

    TMBOA deciding the Falklanders have NO human rights.

    MADuro locking up a genuine opposition party member for 'sedition'.

    The Cowpat altering the constitution so he can be dictator for life or until somebody murders him.

    Correa still whining like a little child how his drug dealing gangster father was not breaking the law selling drugs, pity he died in jail, they should have hung the bastard, together with his bastard son.

    And of course the shining light in human rights: Cuba. Hopefully, both lights will go out in the next few years. Who will be the boss then, though? Don't worry; it will be another commie bastard with both hands out for 'help'.

    Dec 11th, 2014 - 12:05 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
    this guys been out in the sun to long..

    Dec 11th, 2014 - 01:24 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    Here's a thought. UN ''peacekeepers', authorised to shoot. One standing behind every argie and spanish politician. Intelligent peacekeepers able to detect an infringement of human rights. And putting a bullet through the head of the criminal. The argie and spanish governments would be gone in days, possibly hours. And the UN wants to 'break down the high walls of corruption' as well. Would it not be an idea to break down UN corruption first? The C-24 Decolonisation Committee is corrupt. THREE consecutive Ecuadorian chairpersons? A committee composed of bigoted individuals with their own agendas? Where are the members from Australia, Belgium, Canada, Fiji, Japan, Kenya, Netherlands, New Zealand, Switzerland? Where is the advice from this committee on how to be removed from the list? And just what right does a UN committee have to pontificate on territories that aren't UN members? Shouldn't they be able to speak directly to the General Assembly and/or Security Council? UN members have rights. What rights do these countries have to present their case properly, even if they had to, instead of having their case filtered through a corrupt, biased committee?

    Dec 11th, 2014 - 03:10 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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