Human Rights Are Essential To Peace
We the Peoples of the United Nations
All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
It is our duty to ensure that these rights are a living reality-that they are known, understood and enjoyed by everyone, everywhere.
For our freedoms and rights and for world justice and peace, let's unite and appeal to the United Nations to set up mechanisms for state leaders to hold their obligations to the UN Charter and to respect the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Mr. Ban Ki-moon, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, made the speech on the International Day of Peace.
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We stand as one refusing to be slaves,
Our human rights you cannot violate.
We are all members of one collective family,
Born free and equal with inherent dignity.Arise,
Arise!Interconnected with the spirit of unity,
We demand human rights for all with impunity.
Endowed with conscience, we shout with one breath,
"Give us our human rights, or give us death!"Arise,
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Lyrics by Stephen Zhu and Whisper of the Garden