Human Rights

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Throughout history, There have been many examples where groups of people have been denied their human rights. Individuals, groups, and governments have attempted to end many of these human violations, although they may not have always been successful. One example from history where human rights have been denied was the holocaust. The holocaust was horrendous because many harmless people died. During world war II, Hitler created concentration camps and death camps to kill the Jews because he thought no one else should survive that not Germanic. Another example where human rights was denied was the Rape of Nanjing. The rape of Nanjing was when Japan and china were arguing during WWII because China abandoned their nationalist capital, Nanjing. M any Chinese citizens were raped, shot, strangled, drowned and murdered from the Japanese armies. The holocaust and the Raping of Nanjing were brutal incidents where human rights were denied.

During WWII, Many groups of people had denied human rights, because of this many harmless, defnesless ctizens were killed. One example of human rights being denied is The Holocaust. The Holocaust was after Germany had taken over Poland. Hitler thought that Germans were a master race, and that they were better than everyone else. He thought that the world would be a better place if only Germanic people lived. Since he only wanted Germans to live, he crated the S.S army, another name for the Nazis. First Hitler tried to take the jews out of germany and when that didn’t work he forced the jews to live in overcrowded ghettos. The Jews, along with every other race hitler didn’t like, were trapped in these neighborhoods and hoped that the citizens would die of diseases and starvation. When he realized this wasn’t working fast enough, he came up with the idea of building death camps. The Nuremburg laws took away the jewish ights to citizenship, and the Nazis forced all Jews to wear the star of david so it was easier to identify them....
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