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Campaign to Print the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Into Passports

Given that less than 5% of the world knows of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights existence at this time, it seems that the only way to get the document seriously distributed is through the passports.
What I want is for governments to own their own document. It is for all people, but governments need to acknowledge its existence. Because passports are the official representation of government, if the declaration is in all passports, it becomes an official documentation of the world.
I would like you to WRITE A SIMPLE LETTER of this affect, asking your senator, congressmen and our new government to do this. If the United States Government were to do this, it would send a good signal to the rest of the world that we intend to live by international standards and would signal that the new government is quite serious about protecting the rights of all people.
All it takes to get this done is a presidential order. It doesn't need any new legislation.

Thanks for your support,
Jack Healey

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“The Declaration of Human Rights states that everyone has the right to life, liberty, and the security of person. However, in this century alone, over 150 million people have been killed at the hands of governments.”

Jack Healey
Executive Director, Human Rights Action Center

Crime, poverty, war, lack of healthcare and education, and other injustices are all symptoms of society’s deep-rooted lack of respect for basic human rights.

The document which embodies the ideology of respect for individual human rights is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). The UDHR was signed by the United Nations 60 years ago and, unfortunately, less than 1% of the world’s population is aware that it exists.

Now it is time to stop treating the symptoms and begin educating the masses. Now it is time to focus on the UDHR and empower the world’s population to make changes.

Jack Healey meeting Aung San Suu Kyi Rangoon, Burma, Feb.1999

Jack Healey meeting Aung San Suu Kyi in Rangoon, Burma, Feb.1999

The Human Rights Action Center (HRAC) was founded by Jack Healey, and it is committed to change the world.

Jack Healey and Shepard Fairey, celebrating Johnny Cash, Joe Strummer and a book by Antoninio Ambrosio

Jack Healey’s Speech at Brucknell University:  “Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Burma Today”

Jack Healey gives speech at Bucknell University

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