, Sept 2017


The Philippine Daily Inquirer-Dec 12

Seventy years ago last Monday, on Dec. 10, 1948, the Philippines was one of the first 48 nations to sign what would become the world’s most translated document: the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). It contains “perhaps the most resonant and beautiful words of any international agreement, that ‘all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights,’” said former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein.

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First published in: The Philippine Daily Inquirer