Dimapur, December 10: Kohima Law College observed International Human Rights Days on Monday along with the rest of the nations.
In his keynote address, Professor-in-charge Kezhokhoto Savi emphasized on Article 1 of Universal Declaration of Human Rights – “All Human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”.
Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10 – the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted in 1948 the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and this year Human Rights Day marks its 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a milestone documents that proclaimed the inalienable rights which everyone is inherently entitled to a human being- regardless of race, colour, religion, sex, language, political or other opinion,, national or social origin, property, birth or other status.
Human rights are at the heart of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGS) as in the absence of human dignity we cannot drive sustainable development.
Meanwhile the Kohima Law College will remain closed for winter vacation from December 11. The college will reopen February 4, 2019.
Wokha: Human Rights Day was observed in Wokha organised by Peace Channel at Don Bosco Youth Centre Wokha.
Nchumthung Odyuo in his welcome note spoke about the importance of human rights and urged the youths to be prepared to be challenged, motivated and inspired.
Resource person Myingthingo Jami, peace activist, explained about the importance of human rights. Vincent Kikon, gave the keynote address.
The programme was chaired by Renthunglo Jami.
(Page News Service)