Human Rights Day is commemorated worldwide on December 10 every year. In 1948, the UNGA accepted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). Know your Spiritual Human Rights to achieve liberation from death.
Human Rights Day 2020: Highlights
- Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted on December 10, 1948, by the United Nations
- UDHR: one of UN’s significant achievements as well as the first enunciation of human rights across the world
- The Declaration is inspired by over 60 human rights instruments that constitute a common standard of human rights
- Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights is the 2020 Theme in pandemic time
- Acknowledge the importance of Spiritual rights in human life
What is Human Rights Day (HRD)?
The United Nations General Assembly approved the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) in 1948 on December 10, the Day is marked as Human Rights Day. UDHR is the landmark declaration that entitles the inalienable rights to everyone as a human being – irrespective of race, color, religion, sex, language, political or other opinions, national or social origin, property, birth, or another status. The document is translated in over 500 languages.
When is Human Rights Day Observed?
United Nation’s General Assembly choose December 10 to honor the day of adoption and proclamation of UHDR in 1948. The UN partners and governments specify values and collective standard of accomplishment for everybody. On Human Rights Day, the people and organizations acknowledge the significance of UHDR document and the value of human rights.
History of The Human Rights Day
UHRD, adopted on December 10, 1948, had its formal establishment on December 4, 1950, when UN Assembly passed resolution 423(V) to adopt December 10 of each year as Human Rights Day. The popularity of the day is because the commemorative Human Rights Day stamp issued by the United Nations Postal Administration in 1952 received approximately 200,000 advance orders.
Human Rights Day Theme 2020
The theme for this year’s observance is Recover Better – Stand Up for Human Rights, which relates to the COVID-19 pandemic and focuses on the below points:
- Fully recover and build back a world that is better, more resilient, just, and sustainable.
- Create equal opportunities for all; address the failures exposed and exploited by COVID-19.
- Apply human rights standards to tackle entrenched, systematic, and intergenerational inequalities, exclusion, and discrimination.
What Is The Aim of Human Rights Day
Human Rights Day aims to encourage all UN member states to reaffirm the importance of human rights in re-building the world we want, the need for global solidarity, and our interconnectedness and shared humanity.
This year, the main aim of HRD (Human Rights Day) is to engage the entire world, including public and UN family partners, to support transformative action and showcase practical and inspirational examples. It will contribute to recovering better and fostering more resilient and just societies.
How Can Human Rights Become the Center of the Post-COVID-19 World?
Below measures are required to close the gaps in human rights protection:
- End discrimination of any kind: Equality and non-discrimination are core requirements for a post-COVID world.
- Address inequalities: we need to promote and protect economic, social, and cultural rights.
- Encourage participation and solidarity: From individuals to governments, from civil society and grass-roots communities to the private sector, all of us need to ensure to listen to the voices of the most affected and vulnerable.
- Promote sustainable development: Human rights, the 2030 Agenda, and the Paris Agreement are the cornerstone to attain sustainable development at present times.
How is Human Rights Day Celebrated?
- This day is marked by high-level political conferences, meetings, cultural events, and exhibitions dealing with human rights issues.
- Award Functions such as Five-yearly United Nations Prize in the Field of Human Rights and Nobel Peace Prize on this day.
- Many Govt. and Non-Govt. Organizations organize special events to memorialize the day.
Human Right is to Adopt Sat Gyan and Attain Salvation
On this Human Rights Day, apart from the other political, cultural, and social rights, make yourself aware of human beings’ spiritual rights and know about the True God, Kabir Saheb.
After knowing the importance of Spiritual Human Rights, we will realize that the only aim of human life is to adopt the right path of worship in True Guru’s guidance and attain Salvation.
Our Holy Scriptures reveal spiritual rules. The gist of all the scriptures is that by taking Name initiation from a Complete Guru (He who has the three names and the authority to give name), one should get rid of the vicious cycle of birth-death, which in other words, is called “Moksha.”
United Nations is taking innumerable steps to bring peace to the entire world. Still, various foretellers predict it about Supreme Leader Saint Rampal Ji; he is the only one who will bring peace to the whole world and make earth like heaven.
- Sant Rampal Ji is the Only Complete Guru imparting a true mantra (initiation) to His disciples by which they can achieve Salvation or Moksha.
- His mission is to unite the world by giving the right spiritual knowledge and bringing back all the souls to their Real Home Satlok.
- Saint Rampal Ji Maharaj preaches the slogan of humanity.
“Our Race is the human being
Humankind is our Religion
Hindu, Muslim, Sikh, Christian
There is no separate Religion.”
- Tatvadarshi Sant Rampal Ji makes society free from all evils like intoxication, untouchability, discrimination, inequalities, gambling, etc.
The seekers may understand the spiritual path, do’s and don’ts to be followed in the journey of Human life by listening to Satlok Ashram YouTube Channel and by reading a Sacred Book “Way Of Living.“
Human Rights Day 2020 Quotes
“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” – Nelson Mandela
We declare that human rights are for all of us, all the time: whoever we are and wherever we are from; no matter our class, our opinions, our sexual orientation.” – Ban Ki-moon
A right delayed is a right denied.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Peace can only last where human rights are respected, where the people are fed, and where individuals and nations are free.” – 14th Dalai Lama
“Humanitarian work isn’t criminal, nor is it heroic. Helping others should be normal.” – Seán Binder, who was detained after provided life-saving assistance to refugees in Greece
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” – Martin Luther King
“Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don’t give up the fight.” – Bob Marley, Jamaican singer