International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

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2020 Date24 March 2020
2021 Date24 March 2021
International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims History

International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims is a United Nations sponsored holiday. This date honors Monsignor Óscar Arnulfo Romero, who was a defender of Human rights and was murdered on March 24th of 1980. Besides honoring the memory of Romero, the observance also pays tribute to those who lost their lives fighting for human rights. The observance occurs every year on March 24th.

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