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Nazi Atrocities: Belief Systems and World War

nazi atrocities: It has since spawned a number of international treaties, covenants and customary laws, of which all United Nations member states have ratified at least one, according to National Observer. That's not to say that there hasn't been controversy. The declaration was ratified back in 1948 in the aftermath of the Second World War and the revelation of Nazi atrocities. To be sure, the assertion that human rights are in fact universal has been hotly contested. That being said with the obvious acknowledgement that some relativity exists between different cultures and belief systems it is reasonable to conclude that freedom from suffering is a transcendent aspiration among people everywhere. Some have contended that the entire notion is born out of the West, and its philosophical emphasis on the individual. ( As reported in the news.