The main aims of the UN are set forth in the Preamble to the Charter, in which "the peoples of the United Nations," assembled in San Francisco in June 1945, expressed their determination

"to save succeeding generations from the scourge of war, which twice in our lifetime has brought untold sorrow to mankind, …

"to reaffirm faith in fundamental human rights, in the dignity and worth of the human person, in the equal rights of men and women and of nations large and small, …

"to establish conditions under which justice and respect for the obligations arising from treaties and other sources of international law can be maintained, and

"to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom…."

To accomplish these goals, they agreed

"to practice tolerance and live together in peace with one another as good neighbors, …

"to unite their strength to maintain international peace and security, …

"to ensure by the acceptance of principles and the institution of methods, that armed force shall not be used, save in the common interest, and

"to employ international machinery for the promotion of the economic and social advancement of all peoples …."

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Greg Beck
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Jul 20, 2019 @ 11:11 am
Dear United Nations
Why hasn’t the UN, as a body for human rights, investigated the human rights tragedy, at the southern border of the United States,
Greg Beck
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Jul 20, 2019 @ 12:12 pm
To the United Nations governing body for human rights; why in the name of humanity and the right to seek asylum, is the United States committing human rights violations at the Southern border, that separates Mexico/US.
I know the UN is up-to-date on the conditions at the border and the indifference to the inhuman treatment of people and children, and conditions of filth and unsanitary conditions at the holding facilities.
Action needs to be taken to condemn the US government for inaction and complacency to treat people of color the right to seek asylum and expedite the court systems to shorten their stay in these fenced camps, IAW the existing immigration laws.
We do not treatable immigrants with inhuman dignity because of them seeking a better life. I was a former immigrant and became a naturalized citizen.
STOP the tragedy at the border. Investigate and take action. Respectfully Greg Beck

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