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Human Rights Essay

Human rights is a very important part of our World. Everyone wants and needs them. Every country throughout the world has different societies and governments with different rules. They are not always fair and can be very controlling and because of this people are not granted the rights they deserve. Big events in history have made us see and understand what could become when there are not many rights, because without them their would be no peace.

Human Rights are basically rights that all people are entitled to, regardless of religion, sex, race, language, and ethnic or national origin. Human rights include civil rights too, like life, freedom of expression and social, cultural, economic rights. Amnesty International and Universal Declaration of human rights are examples of global institutions that fight to protect people from the rights that are denied in their country like freedom, truth, dignity and justice. Many countries though, don’t get a say or a choice about their human rights as their societies government is very powerful and controlling.

Important events in history have led us to how we understand human rights today, because each big event tells us what rights where denied or accepted and we can look back on how the events happened. We can see what we want to happen in our future, like learning from the mistakes. One important event that happened, was when the Universal declaration of human rights was founded in 1948. It was made to help people claim the rights they are entitled to, that were being denied. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights declares that in Article 3, ‘Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person’. But in Afghanistan 2007, around 6,500 people were killed because of armed conflict. This is an example of a country that doesn’t have the rights that all people should get.

Another huge event that helps us understand our history of human rights is when Hitler was the politician,...
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