Yesterday was International Human Rights Day. Organizations, advocates, human rights defenders, politicians, scholars, and young students took to social media to declare their dedication and commitment to #StandUp4HumanRights. Today, we want to highlight some of the beautifully, powerful tweets that resonated with us. Most importantly, among this recap of inspiring online solidarity, are noteworthy international human rights campaigns and movements pushing to generate awareness and ignite global activism.
Unidentified Chilean artist
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“We cannot allow these criminals disguised as human rights organizations to continue to try to destroy the country.” #VocesConNicaragua
Countries in the Middle Eastern and African Region that have signed the historic Global Pact for Migration. #MigrationPact
This human rights awareness campaign is brought to you by the Philippine Politics and Governance (SS04) classes of Mapúa University Senior High School.
From UN Women, UN Women, the 2018 #NobelPeacePrize winners Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad Basee received their awards for their work to end sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict.
From #Barcelona, Spain, Hondurans honor and demand justice for environmental human rights defender, #BertaCaceres. #Cities4RightsBCN
The Argentinian Government continues to promote a society based on recognition and defense of rights, in order to reach a plural and inclusive country.
ONE is a campaigning and advocacy organisation of more than 9 million people around the world taking action to end extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa.
From @Taheri_Movement #Taheri_Movement, free Dr Taheri. #پرونده_محمدعلی_طاهری_کجاست #HumanRightsDay
How did you commemorate #humanrightsday2018? Post your activism photos or stories in the comment section below!