SLOVAKIAN YOUTH PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS AWARENESS

The Slovakia chapter of Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) celebrated the 61st anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) with the launch of a new web site and a human rights walk from Old Town in Bratislava to Grassalkovich Palace, the residence of the President of Slovakia. 

Youth for Human Rights Slovakia on Human Rights Day 2009
This was part of the "International Walk for Human Rights," where youth from countries around the world, including Australia, Austria, Barbados, Cameroon, Canada, Colombia, Denmark, Germany, Holland, India, Jordan, Kenya, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Somalia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, the United States and Zambia, walked to raise awareness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.  

The new YHRI Slovakia web site at www.MladezZaLudskePrava.org features 30 public service announcements, one illustrating each of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration, available for the first time with Slovakian subtitles. The short films were produced by Youth for Human Rights International in partnership with the Church of Scientology International.