A poster of the National Commission for Human Rights-KomnasHam
The Jakarta Post-Dec 11
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights turned 70 years old on Monday, a relatively young age for a crucial global document. It was adopted in Paris at the United Nations’ General Assembly on Dec. 10, 1948, after the world witnessed the destruction of two world wars. In the past weeks, riots in France’s capital and other cities, initially against a higher diesel tax, suggest that even advanced nations struggle to keep their citizens content.
First published in: The Jakarta Post