International Human Rights Day - December 10, 2014

Article 19 – Expression

Article 19 of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights

 

Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.

What does this mean in real terms?

Let me give you an example. Do you know this guy?

Do you recognize this man? probably not. Let's try a more famous picture of him.

Do you recognize this man? probably not. Let’s try a more famous picture of him.

Okay, how about Now, do you know this guy?

Do you recognize him NOW? His name is Lt. John Pike, and he was awarded WC damages for the death threats he got from this incident and his full retirement credits

Do you recognize him NOW? His name is Lt. John Pike, and he was awarded WC damages for the death threats he got from this incident and his full retirement credits