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Magnum Photos illustrates the UDHR

30 November 2018

The acclaimed Magnum Photos agency has joined forces with the UN Human Rights Office to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

The agency has offered striking photos from its top photographers to illustrate all 30 Articles of the UDHR. It has also collected exclusive testimonials from photographers about the human rights issues they captured on camera. Discover this unique collection of photos.

Magnum Photos was founded in 1947, following the aftermath of World War II. The agency represents some of the world’s most renowned photographers, who brilliantly champion its founding ideals, such as the equality and dignity of all human beings, set forth in the UDHR.

  • 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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