On December 10, 1948 the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights the full text of which appears here. Following this historic act the Assembly called upon all Member countries to publicize the text of the Declaration and “to cause it to be disseminated, displayed, read and expounded principally in schools and other educational institutions, without distinction based on the political status of countries or territories.”
Today, Wednesday, December 10, 2008 marks the 60th anniversary of the Assembly’s adaptation of those Rights.
The last Photojojo Safari SF will be held this upcoming Sunday, December 14th. It will be an exploration at the Presidio and Palace of Fine Arts. The meet up will be at the corner of Bay St. and Baker St. at 2:00pm.
I was just browsing for some news before heading to bed, and found some more Obama celebration photos from across the World. Here are some that I found very meaningful personally—specially the first one below:
With the news of President-elect Barack Obama winning sweeping the World, most of the big news sites out on the net have updated their homepages. Mentioning that, it is still surprising to me (at the time of this posting) that WhiteHouse.gov still has no mention of “Obama” ANYWHERE?!?!
Anyways, here are the ones that I really dug below. You may click on the thumbnails to view a larger version.
Mr. President (ABC News)
Change has come to America (CNN)
Obama Wins — “That is the true genius of America — that America can change” (LA Times)
“All Things are Possible” (MSNBC)
Obama: Racial Barrier Falls as Voters Embrace Call for Change (NY Times)
Nation Finally Shitty Enough to Make Social Progress (The Onion)
Propelled by Internet, Barack Obama Wins Presidency (Wired)