Human Rights Day

By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 19th, 2012
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By Ambassador Joseph Stafford International Human Rights Day, which we celebrate each December 10, commemorates the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly in 1948. In adopting the UDHR, the United States and governments around the world rec...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 21st, 2012
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Johannesburg – President Jacob Zuma is due to speak at a Human Rights Day commemoration at the Walter Sisulu Hall, Kliptown, Soweto on Wednesday morning. Human Rights Day, previously known as Sharpeville Day, is celebrated in remembrance of the March 21 1960 Sharpeville massacre. The Pan Africa...