Archive for December 10th, 2007
Human Rights Day & Week
Promoting the idea and reality that basic human rights at home and throughout the world are those which without people cannot live in dignity. Issued by Presidential Proclamaton.
To advocate human rights is to demand that the human dignity of all people be respected.*
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Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week, 2007 – A Proclamation by the President of the United States of AmericaMonday, December 10th, 2007
Human Rights Day, Bill of Rights Day, and Human Rights Week, 2007
A Proclamation by the President of the United States of America
NOW, THEREFORE, I , GEORGE W. BUSH, President of the United States of America, by virtue of the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States, do hereby proclaim December 10, 2007, as Human Rights Day; December 15, 2007, as Bill of Rights Day; and the week beginning December 10, 2007, as Human Rights Week. I call upon the people of the United States to mark these observances with appropriate ceremonies and activities.