Artisans’ human rights are founded on Article 2.2 of the Constitution of México,
in the exceedingly famous clause forbidding the practice of slavery in the country.
The political rights of artisans derive from this venerable law of the land in our country.
We claim the rights we have, as human beings, as proclaimed by the United Nations:
The United Nations Charter “reaffirmed faith in fundamental human rights, and dignity
and worth of the human person” and committed all member states to promote
“universal respect for, and observance of, human rights and fundamental freedoms for all.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a historic document that was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at its third session on 10 December 1948 as Resolution 217 at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, France. Of the then 58 members of the United Nations, 48 voted in favor, none against, eight abstained, and two did not vote.
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