Common Humanity

Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 5 No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment Roméo Dallaire is a Canadian senator, widely known for being Force Commander of UNAMIR (United Nations Assistance Mission In Rwanda) between 1993 and 1994.  He is also…

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Slavery is Alive and Well…

               Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 4 No one shall be held in slavery or servitude; slavery and the slave trade shall be prohibited in all their forms ____________________________________________________________________________________________ http://talesfromthelou.wordpress.com/2012/04/06/2-4-million-victims-of-human-trafficking-worldwide-says-un http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/9185811/2.4-million-victims-of-human-trafficking-worldwide-says-UN.html 00

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As We Agreed Earlier*

Universal Declaration of Human Rights  Article 2  Everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth in this Declaration, without distinction of any kind, such as race, colour, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status. Furthermore, no distinction shall be made…

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