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Justice Ansari addresses Aryans Law Students on Human Rights Day

IANS | December 11, 2020 02:35 PM

MOHALI:To celebrate Human Rights Day, Aryans College of Law, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh organized a webinar on Recover better:- Stand Up for Human Rights. Justice Iqbal Ahmed Ansari, Former Chief Justice Patna High Court, Chairperson, Punjab State Human Rights Commission was the keynote speaker. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the Webinar.

 Justice Ansari while interacting with students explained all 30 articles of Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) chartered on this day in 1948. He also explained History of UDHR and its journey to member states and protection of Human Rights under International Human Rights Law. This year the theme for this day   is related to the COVID-19 pandemic and focuses on the need to build back better by ensuring Human Rights are central to recovery efforts, he added.

 He further said that this global crisis has been fuelled by deepening of poverty, rising inequalities, structural & entrenched discrimination & other gaps in human rights protection. Only measures to close these gaps and advance human rights can ensure we fully recover to a world that is better and more resilient, just and sustainable.

 It is to mention that International Human Rights Day is observed on December 10 annually. The main aim behind celebrating this day is to improve the physical, social, cultural and spiritual well being and welfare of the vulnerable group of people globally.


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