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Video: Human Rights Day and Non-Discrimination

December 10th is Human Rights Day, and this year's topic is Non Discrimination and today we bring you a small selection of some of the videos people have made and uploaded to sustain this Human Right.

In the words of Secretary General Ban Ki-moon:

Discrimination targets individuals and groups that are vulnerable to attack: the disabled, women and girls, the poor, migrants, minorities, and all those who are perceived as different.

… But these victims of discrimination are not alone. The United Nations is standing with them, committed to defending the rights of all, and particularly the most vulnerable.  That is our identity and our mission.”

From Venezuela, some College students made a short video to raise awareness of the topic and promote non-discrimination for kids between 12 and 18 years of age:

From Mexico, with the support of different organizations, a spot was made against discrimination based on ethnicity:

In Argentina, a group of teens made a claymation short discussing discrimination against different urban “tribes” with which teens identify such as “Floggers” (foto bloggers), emos/goths and “cumbieros” (who listen to cumbia).

And from the US a couple decided to take the opportunity during Human Rights Day to make others aware through a video about another type of discrimination taking place in Uganda, where a proposed bill would allegedly make it possible for someone to be convicted and given the death penalty just for being homosexual, and it could impose fines and other penalties to their families or landlords:

Do you know of any other videos uploaded on the ocasion of Human Rights Day? Please let us know!

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