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The LWF has urged members of the global community of states to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights today by reaffirming commitment to the declaration and to safeguarding freedom, justice and peace in the world. LWF general secretary Rev. Dr Martin Junge (left) and LWF President Archbishop Musa Panti Filibus (right). Photo: LWF/Albin Hillert
10 Dec
70 years on: Upholding the dignity of every human being
Human Rights Day
10 Dec
LWF urges global community of states to safeguard the Universal Declaration of Human Rights ...
Escorted by a Czech volunteer (in the high-visibility vest), refugees approach the border into Croatia near the Serbian village of Berkasovo. Photo: Paul Jeffrey
10 Dec
Strategies to counter terrorism engender more violence
Human Rights, Human Rights Day
10 Dec
Joint Statement by LWF President and General Secretary on Human Rights Day
Feeling inspired: young people at a youth network camp come up with ideas to improve life in their communities. Photo: LWF Central America
8 Dec
Human Rights Day: Working for justice in Nicaragua
Nicaragua, Human Rights, Human Rights Day
8 Dec
How a youth network changes society in Central America
Colombian women have learnt how to demand their human rights, through AMAR. Photo: LWF Colombia
8 Dec
Human Rights Day: the long struggle to protect human rights in Colombia
DWS Colombia, Human Rights Day
8 Dec
Human Rights Day throws light on abuses in Colombia