Declaration of Human Rights in Crimean Tatar Language for First Time
With the addition of Crimean Tatar, the United Nations document has been 521 language variations
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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been published on the website of the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in the Crimean Tatar language for the first time.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a milestone document in the history of human rights. Drafted by representatives with different legal and cultural backgrounds from all regions of the world, the Declaration was proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on Dec. 10, 1948 as a common standard of achievements for all peoples and all nations. It sets out, for the first time, fundamental human rights to be universally protected and it has been translated into over 500 languages.
“An important historical event happened,” said chairman of the Crimean Tatar Resource Center Eskender Bariyev.”The Declaration set a world record in the number of translations and is available in more than 520 languages. The Crimean Tatar translation became the 521st,”