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Although the word rights is often used to defend points of view or comment on events, most people don’t know exactly what rights are those, nor are they aware of the long history behind them.

Watch the following video to learn or recall what you know about them:



Can you recall what you heard and complete this grid with the main stages of the Human Rights history?

Why are these dates important?

  • 3000BC
  • 539BC
  • 27BC
  • 1215
  • 1776
  • 1789
  • 1915
  • 1945
  • 1948

Maybe this picture can help you.


Human rights can be defined as basic rights and freedoms that all people are entitled to regardless of nationality, sex, national or ethnic origin, race, religion, language, or other status.

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the basis of the international system of protection for human rights. It was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly on December 10th, 1948 ans so this day is celebrated annually as International Human Rights Day.

in http://www.amnestyusa.org/research/human-rights-basics

The 30 articles of the UDHR establish the civil, political, economic, social, and cultural rights of all people, some of which you can see here.



To help you go through some of the Articles, view the following clip.




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