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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

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United Nations Declaration on Human Rights

Recent acts of violence around the world remind us that the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights is as relevant today as when it was first proclaimed in 1948. Accompanying images illustrating each of the articles of the Declaration are reprints of a gallery hanging at the United Nations headquarters in New York City.  Continue reading The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Taiwan to seize assets of collapsed building developer

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COLLAPSED. Rescuers use heavy equipment to knockdown parts of a collapsed 17-storey apartment building, on the fourth day of searching for survivors in Tainan City, southern Taiwan, February 9, 2016. File photo by Ritchie B. Tongo/EPA
Pictures of the ruins show tin cans and foam were used as fillers in the concrete, exacerbating public anger over the latest safety scandal to hit the island

NEW TAIPEI CITY, Taiwan (Feb. 12, 2016) — Almost a million dollars in assets belonging to the developer and 3 associates of a building in Taiwan felled by an earthquake will be seized, a court Continue reading Taiwan to seize assets of collapsed building developer