Why Human Rights?
Our group felt very passionate to human rights issues. We believe that there are basic fundamental rights that everyone is entitled to simply because she or he is a human being, and neither your race, creed, gender, or sexual preference can stop you from having these rights.
“The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear” ― Aung San Suu Kyi
Photographed By Lulama Zenzile
Photographed by Henry Jen
“I do not wish them [women] to have power over men; but over themselves.” ― Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman
Virginia Declaration of Rights in 1776 which proclaims that “All men are by nature equally free and independent and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity.” Called also fundamental rights.
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Sensational story of long-retired teacher Shyam Saran Negi who at 97 years-old has voted in every Indian election held since the country gained independence from Great Britain. He was asked if he remembers voting in 1951 in India’s first general election after independence from Britain, he said: “Absolutely, I remember so well that cold day when I set out to vote for the very first time. “It was so new to all of us.”
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