Human rights day quotes 2021

Former South African president Nelson Mandela

“To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.”:


Former American minister and activist Martin Luther King Jr

“A right delayed is a right denied.”


António Guterres, secretary-general of the United Nations

“When we achieve human rights and human dignity for all people – they will build a peaceful, sustainable, and just world.”


Former US president John F Kennedy

“The rights of every man are diminished when the rights of one man are threatened.”