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A time to stand up for human rights: UN rights body needs to ensure effective outcomes, placing victims first

In this anniversary year, we share your concerns at the gap between the promise of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its implementation. The hashtag for your UDHR campaign is appropriately #StandUp4HumanRights. This is a time when all who care about human rights need to stand up. We are at a crossroads. The UDHR inspires us to be the best version of ourselves, to find the connections across our differences, and celebrate our shared humanity, yet we live in an age of xenophobic populism, a retreat from multilateralism, an assault on human rights defenders and critical journalism, a denigration…

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