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UN Marks 20th Anniversary of Rights Declarationi
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December 10, 2013 5:41 AM
Tuesday is International Human Rights Day. This year, the United Nations marks 20 years since the signing of the Vienna Declaration, committing states to the promotion and protection of human rights for all and creating the post of U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights. VOA U.N. correspondent Margaret Besheer has more.

UN Marks 20th Anniversary of Rights Declaration

Published December 10, 2013

Tuesday is International Human Rights Day. This year, the United Nations marks 20 years since the signing of the Vienna Declaration, committing states to the promotion and protection of human rights for all and creating the post of U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights. VOA U.N. correspondent Margaret Besheer has more.


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