Today is International Human Rights Day

It is the 60th (yes, sixtieth) anniversary of the adoption, by the United Nations General Assembly, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, by a meeting of the UN General Assembly in Paris, France. Former U.S. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt was one of the prime movers behind the multi-year negotiations that led to the drafting of the Universal Declaration.

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