The Universal Declaration Of Human Rights Essay

1641 Words May 16th, 2016 7 Pages
The Universal declaration of Human Rights states “whereas it is essential, if man is not to be compelled to have recourse, as a last resort, to rebellion against tyranny and oppression, the human rights should be protected by the rule of law”. This line means that if oppressed and in the midst of tyranny humans should rebelle. Many human rights violation have occurred throughout history, for example, genocide, violation of women and girl, slave, labor conditions, child labor, child soldiers, mistreatment of disadvantaged social groups, and government oppression. In the genocide category, the rwandan genocide, the holocaust during World War Two and the Roman Conquest of Carthage have occurred. These events have violated human rights and had many casualties in these tyrannical events. A very tyrannical event that occurred was the Rwandan genocide,.
Rwanda is a very small country whose population was an estimated 7.7 million before the genocide that took place. The rwandan genocide was a great violation of human rights,and violates article 3 if the universal declaration of human rights which states that “everyone has the right to life, liberty, and security of person.” Article 6 certain groups of people were oppressed and slaughtered in this mass murder. “500,000 ethnic Tutsis were murdered, along with thousands of Tutsi sympathizers, moderate Hutus, and other victims of atrocity. Some estimates claim anywhere between 800,000-1,000,000 killed, with another 2 million…

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