Korea claims to be bastion of human rights in white paper

There is a dire need to strengthen human rights institutions and ensure a strict implementation of country's national laws and policies. Worldwide human rights law lays down obligations of Governments to act in certain ways or to refrain from certain acts, in order to promote and protect human rights and fundamental freedoms of individuals or groups.

Established by the United Nations in 1948, it was timed to coincide with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. "These upcoming discussions with our counterparts will help provide a deeper understanding of how we can continue to advance human rights both at home and overseas, as well as set the stage for greater engagement with Canadians on the protection and promotion of these rights".

Human Rights apply to each and every one of us an individual. Also, Twitterati overflowed with Stand up for yourself and stand up for Human Rights to raise voice against any discrimination.

A bipartisan companion resolution was also introduced in the Senate Thursday by Senator Chris Coons of DE and Senator Thom Tillis of North Carolina and cosponsored by 15 Senate colleagues.

Congressmember Alan Lowenthal (D-Long Beach) on Thursday introduced a bipartisan House Resolution honoring the 69th anniversary of Human Rights Day and the 1948 ratification by the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

"Despite these advances, the fundamental principles of the Universal Declaration are being tested in all regions", he said, citing rising hostility towards human rights and those who defend them by people who want to profit from exploitation and division.

Nobel Laureate Malala Yousafzai, one of the most vibrant defenders of human rights, invoked the name of an earlier anti-Nazi pioneer Sunday. Here are just a few reasons we should protect our basic rights.

The report blamed the USA and other "imperialist countries" for hindering the processes of "preparation" and the "adoption" of human rights legalities even after the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human rights.

Various political conferences, cultural events and exhibitions are held on this day dealing with human rights issues. In July 2015, the African Union Assembly declared 2017-2026 as "the Human and People's Rights Decade", and is in the process of adopting its Ten Year Human Rights Action Plan.

The last time FPT governments got together to discuss human rights priorities was in 1988. Exercising this right significantly allows each of us to have our say every five years, on who governs us. Let's stand up for equality, justice and human dignity.

  • Rogelio Becker