Human Rights Council
United States


Rosa Kotoaro

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Position Paper HRC MUNOTH 2017 Rosa Kotoaro

Committee: Human Rights Council Topic: Protecting the Rights of the Rohingya in Myanmar Country: The United States

The United States regards the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and the subsequent International Bill of Human Rights as milestone documents in the history of human rights. These documents tie together the states of the United Nations through the shared respect for the universal rights that all humans are inherently entitled, no matter of their skin color, religion, gender, or legal status. The United States considers that, as a long-standing member of the United Nations and as a signatory of the the International Bill of Human Rights, Myanmar has an obligation to respect and protect human rights as defined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Th...