Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Abridged for youth
1. We are all born free and equal. We are all born free. We all have our own thoughts and ideas. We should all be treated in the same way.
2. Don�t discriminate. These rights belong to everybody, whatever our differences.
3. The right to life. We all have the right to life, and to live in freedom and safety.
4. No slavery. Nobody has any right to make us a slave. We cannot make anyone our slave.
5. No torture. Nobody has any right to hurt us or to torture us.
6. You have rights no matter where you go. I am a person just like you!
7. We�re all equal before the law. The law is the same for everyone. It must treat us all fairly.
8. Your human rights are protected by law. We can all ask for the law to help us when we are not treated fairly.
9. No unfair detainment. Nobody has the right to put us in prison without good reason and keep us there, or to send us away from our country.
10. The right to trial. If we are put on trial this should be in public. The people who try us should not let anyone tell them what to do.
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