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World Marks Human Rights Day

Countries around the world are marking International Human Rights Day.U.N. Human Rights Chief Navi Pillay says the fundamentals for protecting and promoting human rights are largely in place, but the key now is in implementing these standards when the political will and financial resources are often lacking on the ground. She also notes the past 20 years have seen a number of failures to prevent atrocities and safeguard human rights. The United Nations honors five rights defenders Tuesday,...

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