The United Nations Declaration Of Human Rights Essay

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A) The main point of this article is to show what rights everyone should have based upon being members of the United Nations. These rights are to be included along with the rights already outline within the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights. In the article it states, “…recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world…” (172). This document along with all the other documents which were ratified and signed by the nations who are members of the UN, are defining peoples rights.
B) In this article I learned about what rights should be given to everyone under the United Nations. The article states, “Recognizing that these rights derive from the inherent dignity of the human person,” (173). Through this article I also learned when nations signed

Reading Two: Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of Genocide
A) The main point of this reading is to better understand what the Geneva Conventions are and why they are important in today’s society. “Having considered the declaration made by the General Assembly of the United Nations in its resolution… that genocide is a crime under international law, contrary to the spirit and aims of the United Nations and condemned by the civilized word…”(Geneva). The authors of this article did not waste anytime to clearly define the new laws of genocide, as they quickly get straight to the point. The rest of…

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