Human Rights Should Be Universal

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Having human rights is the belief that everyone should justifiably be treated with dignity and respected as a free individual. In international politics, the question is asked if human rights are either universal or relative; I believe that human rights should be universal. Human rights are universal because we all deserve the same equality and therefore treated equally all around the world. There are some countries and regimes in the world that do not care for others and for their rights as a person. When this happens people should unite to stop them. Human rights need to be universal because they affect everyone. For example, Nazi Germany was doing some very unpleasing and terrible things to Europe in the 1930s and 40s during World War II. Because Germany was acting in such a way the United States stepped in and help resolve the issue. I will discuss some of the central themes of human rights discussed in class by demonstrating how the Nazi Party rose to power and mistreated individuals. The cruel actions that happened under the Third Reich were infringements on human rights and it changed how we handle them now. After World War I Germany was in an economic depression, much like the rest of the world. The German people were out of work and the government did not intervene to help their people. During this time the Germans were still embarrassed of their WWI loss and it was evident throughout Germany. The Germans had very little confidence in their federal
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