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    Riz Khan - Human Rights - 10 Dec 09 - Pt 1

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    Al Jazeera English

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    The promotion and protection of human rights has been a major issue for the United nations since 1945.

    That is when the Organisation's founding nations resolved that the horrors of The Second World War should never be allowed to happen again.

    On the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The Riz Khan show asks, Are human rights truly universal or have they become a tool used by the West to pressure the developing world?