Peaceful Activism

Democracy, Responsibility and Peace

Human Rights Peace

Democracy, Responsibility and Peace

Today, the values of democracy, open society, respect for human rights, equality, and my favourite value; dignity, are becoming recognised all over the world as universal values. This is not an education, revolution nor a progression but a realisation of values. To my mind there is an intimate connection between democratic values and the fundamental values of human compassion, human kindness and human society. Where there is democracy there is a greater possibility for the citizens of the country to express human qualities towards kindness and equality, and where these basic human qualities prevail, there is also a greater scope...

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Human Rights in the new world ahead

Human Rights

Human Rights in the new world ahead

We enter a new world. There is no longer a ‘normal’, there never was. We always enter a new world each day. Our views and ideas have shifted, through the great awakening that is the pandemic we have, mostly, opened our eyes not only to the inequalities of society but also for the need to understand the responsibilities that come with technologies such as social media, online news and the power of influence. In 1948, after a similar period of upheaval and technological advance in the world, the UN Declaration of Human Rights was created. This declaration affirms that all...

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