The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1948. It states the basic rights and freedoms to which all people are entitled.
Two brothers look down at their devastated town in the French countryside, Agneaux, as an American military Jeep drives by. The brothers’ father was executed by the Germans in 1944.
Mourners in Kielce, Poland, gather around coffins after townspeople killed 42 Jews in an antisemitic rampage in 1946.
Help students understand the 10 Questions for Young Changemakers developed by Professor Danielle Allen from Harvard University and the YPP Network. Download full-sized infographic here.
Scholar Beth Van Schaack discusses the origins of the international justice system.