Day of the Righteous: the message of the United Nations

Alice Wairimu Nderitu, special advisor for the prevention of genocides: «Helping others and defending the truth is an urgent need» | Courier TV
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The message of Alice Wairimu Nderitu, special advisor for the prevention of genocides of the United Nations, on the Day of the Righteous of humanity. March 6 commemorates “those who, at all times and in all places, did good by saving lives during the genocides and defended the dignity of the person”.
The Association for the Garden of the Righteous of Milan (Gariwo, Municipality of Milan and Union of Italian Jewish Communities), this year honors, still in the Covid emergency, the figures of Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961), UN secretary general and Nobel for peace; Carlo Urbani (1956-2003), physician and first to identify Sars; Liu Xiaobo (1955-2017), human rights activist in China with his wife Liu Xia (1961); US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg (1933-2020). “We want to indicate the indissoluble link between the defense of democracy and the prevention of genocides in the world,” says the president of Gariwo, Gabriele Nissim. And anyone can participate in the #iostoconigiusti social campaign.

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