French Scientologists increase consciousness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Paris launched their year-long celebration of the seventy fifth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a flash mob. Their intention: To increase consciousness of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
These energetic younger dancers carried a banner saying “Human Rights—What Are They?” And they inspired folks to find the 30 rights everybody has just by being human.
Paris has a really particular place in human rights historical past. It was right here that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted in 1948—a mere three years after the tip of World War II, a battle that plumbed the depths of Man’s inhumanity to Man.
The fledgling United Nations, comprising 48 Member States on the time, met on the Palais de Chaillot, throughout from the Eiffel Tower. For the primary time in historical past, a world physique representing the nations of Earth agreed on the rights inherent in each member of the human household: the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
While Eleanor Roosevelt, an American, was the primary particular person to chair the UN Commission on Human Rights and she or he oversaw the drafting of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, her vice-chairman, French regulation professor and decide René Cassin, is credited with being the one most answerable for drafting the doc, for which he obtained the Nobel Peace Prize in 1968.
Since its earliest days, the Church of Scientology has championed human rights. The Creed of the Church of Scientology begins with the assumption “That all males of no matter race, coloration or creed had been created with equal rights.” And the Code of a Scientologist contains the dedication “To help true humanitarian endeavors within the fields of human rights.”
French Scientologists take satisfaction within the position their nation performed in elevating the bar on human rights. Scientology Churches in France sponsor chapters of United for Human Rights and its program for younger folks Youth for Human Rights.
The Church of Scientology and Scientologists help United for Human Rights, a world not-for-profit group devoted to implementing the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at native, regional, nationwide and worldwide ranges. Its membership is comprised of people, educators and teams all through the world who’re actively forwarding the data and safety of human rights by and for all.
The initiative is impressed by humanitarian and Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard’s conviction that “It is important that each one considering males urge upon their governments sweeping reforms within the subject of human rights.”
In his Human Rights Day Message in December, UN Secretary-General António Guterres launched the UDHR 75 Initiative to “rekindle the spirit, impulse, and vitality of the UDHR and renew a worldwide consensus on human rights.”
These French Scientologists accepted his problem. And they ask the query, “Will you?”
Humanitarians from the Gambia to India and from Guatemala to Taiwan use the academic supplies of United for Human Rights to alter lives. The affect of those advocates and the history and activities of the campaigns are documented in episodes of Voices for Humanity, an unique collection on the Scientology Network.
Since the Scientology Network launched with a particular episode that includes Scientology ecclesiastical chief Mr. David Miscavige, these episodes have been considered in 240 nations and territories worldwide in 17 languages. Broadcast from Scientology Media Productions, the Church’s international media middle in Los Angeles, the Scientology Network is out there on DIRECTV Channel 320 and could be streamed at Scientology.tv, on mobile apps and by way of the Roku, Amazon Fire and Apple TV platforms.