Past Highlights

See some of the stories and events that took place in 2017 during the Stand Up for Someone's Rights Today campaign.



Radio stations stand up for someone’s rights

25 July 2017

Community radio stations across South Africa were encouraged to stand up for someone’s rights during a recent radio competition sponsored by the South African Human Rights Commission and the UN Human Rights Regional Office in Southern Africa. The winning station solved a compensation issue for a local farm worker injured on the job. Learn more about the project and the winning stations in the film below.

  • I will respect your rights regardless of who you are. I will uphold your rights even when I disagree with you
  • When anyone’s human rights are denied, everyone's rights are undermined, so I will stand up
  • I will raise my voice. I will take action. I will use my rights to stand up for your rights.

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