10.10 Human Rights Violations
How have human rights been violated and how have international organizations attempted to address them?
Unit Essential Question:
How have people's human rights been violated in the 20th century? How have individuals, nations, and the international community responded to human rights violations?
HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS: Since the Holocaust, human rights violations have generated worldwide attention and concern. The United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights has provided a set of principles to guide efforts to protect threatened groups and has served as a lens through which historical occurrences of oppression can be evaluated.