Thursday, December 10, 2009

International Human Rights Day in the Mission District

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Women from the organization Mujeres Unidas y Activas gathered to speak up for themselves. They may be shivering -- in was a dank 45 F -- but they were determined and cheerful, even if English spelling is not their thing.

The Human Rights Day honors the United Nations General Assembly's adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Now as ever we need reminders.

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