Friday, December 12, 2008

Human Rights Declaration under Threath.

All human beings are born free and
equal in dignity and rights

It is now years since the signing of the universal declaration of human rights.

Translated into more than 360 languages and incorporated into many national laws, the document condemns discrimination, slavery, torture and arbitrary arrest.

But six decades on, many of those principles are under threat around the world.

Rosie Garthwaite's report contains images that may disturb or offend some viewers.

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