Kathleen writes ""Torture and Global Efforts to Combat It" is this year's topic for HUMAN RIGHTS DAY
10 DECEMBER 2005.
"Let us be clear: torture can never be an instrument to fight terror, for torture is an instrument of terror. [...]
Today, on Human Rights Day, let us recommit ourselves to the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and let us rededicate ourselves to wiping the scourge of torture from the face of the earth."
United Nations Secretary-General.
"Human rights are our common heritage
and their realization depends on the contributions
that each and every one of us is willing to make,
individually and collectively, now and in the future."
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights
END TORTURE NOW!
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