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What are the universal human rights? - Benedetta Berti


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The basic idea of human rights is that each one of us, no matter who we are or where we are born, is entitled to the same basic rights and freedoms. That may sound straightforward enough, but it gets incredibly complicated as soon as anyone tries to put the idea into practice. What exactly are the basic human rights? Who gets to pick them? Who enforces them—and how? Benedetta Berti explores the subtleties of human rights.

Human rights are universal and apply to everybody no matter where they live.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Benedetta Berti
  • Director Sarah Saidan
  • Animator Amin Haghshenas
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Narrator Susan Zimmerman

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