Human Right Number 9: No Unfair Detainmentee

To detain means to keep somebody in a place, such as a police station or a prison, and prevent them from leaving. Watch the video at the top of the page. Read the story “No Unfair Detainment” just below it. Do the exercise at the bottom of the page. Here is the No Unfair Detainment video. You can watch it in your […]

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Human Right Number 8: Your Human Rights Are Protected by Lawew

Your Human Rights Are Protected by Law. We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.”Now read the short story about this important human right. Your Human Rights Are Protected by Law Mrs. Martinez is a high school English teacher. At the beginning of each year, she asks her […]

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Human Right Number 7: We’re All Equal Before the Lawew

Here is the We’re All Equal Before the Law video. You can watch it in your own language at www.youthforhumanrights.org. (Simply click the word “language” at the top of their homepage.) We’re All Equal Before the Law. The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.”Now read the short story about this important human right.   […]

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Human Right Number 6: You Have Rights No Matter Where You Go

6. You Have Rights No Matter Where You Go. I am a person just like you!”Now read the short story about this important human right. You Have Rights No Matter Where You Go  Anna and her family are about to do a great change in their lives. They are about to leave their country and move […]

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Human Right Number 5: No Torture

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights describes 30 basic rights that each person has, simply because he or she is human.This is human right number 5 (the simplified version):”5. No Torture. No one shall be subjected to torture or to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.” Now read the short story about this important human […]

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Human Right Number 2: Don’t Discriminate

Watch the video at the top of the page. Read the story “Don’t Discriminate” just below it. Do the exercise at the bottom of the page. Here is the Don’t Discriminate video. You can watch it in your own language at www.youthforhumanrights.org. (Simply click the word “language” at the top of their homepage.)  The Universal Declaration of Human Rights […]

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The United Nations is an international organization that was established in 1945 to help keep world peace. It was established shortly after the end of World War

1. Watch the video at the top of the page.Read the article “Our Human Rights” just below it. Do the exercise at the bottom of the page.Here is the Story of Human Rights video. You can watch it in your own language at www.youthforhumanrights.org. (Simply click the word “langauge” at the top of their homepage.) Our […]

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