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The Declaration at 70: John Thuo - Land right defender
Description: Human Rights Champions "This is something you do wholeheartedly. If you have ever felt mistreated or oppressed then you too can be a human rights defender, John Thuo, a human rights defender - on land rights.
  22 Nov 2017   1m36s 1 4 0
The Declaration at 70: Take the pledge
Description: Listen to the UN High Commissioner for human rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein. "I will respect your rights regardless of who you are. I will uphold your rights even when I disagree with you. When anyone's human rights are denied, everyone's rights are undermined, so I will STAND UP. I will raise my voice. I will take action. I will use my rights to stand up for your rights." You too, take the human rights pledge. www.standup4humanrights.org
  22 Nov 2017   31s 1 2 0
The Declaration at 70 : Anastasia Crickley –  UN Anti-racism convention
Description: Human rights champion “A lot has happened to end discrimination and to end racism but a lot remains - and I am very concerned at the number of challenges that are now being posed in today’s world,” Anastasia Crickley , Chair of the Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   1m28s 1 5 0
Indigenous Peoples in Guatemala: "Stand up for human rights"
Description: UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, concluded a two-day visit to Guatemala,. He met with indigenous peoples in Sololá in the west of the country.
  20 Nov 2017   2m26s 5 77 0
The Declaration at 70 : Kehkashan Basu – Climate change
Description: Human rights champion: “Climate change does affect children because if you take the case of migration due to disasters, a large portion of these migrants are unfortunately, children and they are being uprooted from a stable set up to one that is uncertain…,” Kehkashan Basu climate change champion. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   1m40s 2 6 0
The Declaration at 70 : Tiken Jah Fakoly  – Reggae musician
Description: Human rights champion: “Everyone can respect other people’s freedoms...,”Tiken Jah Fakoly, a reggae musician from Côte d’Ivoire. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   1m32s 1 4 0
The Declaration at 70 : Ragheb Alama: UN Environment Goodwill Ambassador
Description: Human rights champion: “I know that artists can influence, their intentions, in the best interest of the society and the people,” says Ragheb Alama a Lebanese singer and UN and Environment Goodwill Ambassador. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   1m8s 1 7 0
The Declaration at 70: Oliviero Toscani – Photographer
Description: Human rights champion; “We are all different we are great humanity, we can work for that, we have to take of that humanity, says Photographer Oliviero Toscani. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   40s 3 8 0
The Declaration at 70 : Nadia Murad – Human Rights Activist
Description: Human rights champion: “If I would be able to stop anything against humanity, I would stop terrorism,” says Nadia Murad, a Yazidi human rights activist from Sinjar in Northern Iraq. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   1m59s 1 2 0
The Declaration at 70: Laura Zúñiga Cáceres  – Human Rights Activist
Description: Human rights champion: “I believe that what finally makes us take action – and these are teachings that my mother left us – is the conviction that something has to change,” Laura Zúñiga Cáceres, daughter of the slain Honduran indigenous rights activist Berta Caceres. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   1m26s 1 3 0
The Declaration at 70 : Rokhaya Diallo – Anti-racism activist
Description: Human rights champion: “At an individual level, when you hear something racist at least react, do not let things go, if you are able to, if you are in a situation you can react, then it is something you should do.” Rokhaya Diallo, French-Senegalese activist. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   2m38s 2 6 0
The Declaration at 70: Ikponwosa Ero - UN Independent Expert on albinism
Description: Human rights champion: “If I had a magic wand and I could change anything I would put in people’s mindsthe equal dignity and equal rights of every other person so that treatment can be equal…”Ikponwosa Ero - UN Independent Expert on albinism. Take action. #StandUp4HumanRights
  22 Nov 2017   2m55s 1 3 0