#4HumanRights: "I support Human Rights because..."

On Human Rights Day, December 10th, the online platform www.humanrights.net asked internet users for their personal plea for human rights. Many participated - among them Foreign Minister Steinmeier, members of German parliament and German missions abroad. Here's a selection of their statements:


  1. The Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Christoph Strässer, also participated:
  2. As well as the Minister of State for Europe, Michael Roth:
  3. And the General Secretary of Amnesty International in Germany, Selmin Çalışkan.
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  5. Ambassador Joachim Rücker, who was just elected President of the United Nations Human Rights Council, also had a personal statement:
  6. More than 20 German missions participated in the initiative - among them the German Embassy in Ankara:
  7. The German Embassy in Riyadh:
  8. The German Embassy in Hanoi...
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  11. ...Jakarta...
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  13. ...Brussels...
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  15. ...Lusaka...
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  17. ...Paris...