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2010 Human Rights Day Message

December 10th is Human Rights Day, following is the message from the secretary General of the United Nations discussing this year's theme: human rights defenders who act to end discrimination

Human Rights Day 2010 will highlight and promote the achievements of human rights defenders and it will again emphasize the primary responsibility Governments have to enable and protect their role. The Day is also intended to inspire a new generation of defenders to…


Added by Stephen Fatnl on December 8, 2010 at 12:34pm — No Comments

Lancet Editorial: 20 years on: the clinical importance of children's rights...

The Lancet

Original Text

During the past week, the Australian Government apologised for the mistreatment of UK children who were resettled in Australia between 1930 and 1970 as part of the child migrants programme; a similar apology from the UK Government is expected. This forced resettlement of 500 000 children is a reminder of their vulnerability. The… Continue

Added by Holly Courtright on November 23, 2009 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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