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As part of the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) in Mexico, UNESCO and a local museum the Memoria y Tolerancia, held a posters exhibition illustrating the 30 articles of the Declaration with the support of the Universidad Iberoamericana, Ciudad de México.

The posters were created by Juan Manuel Hernández Montiel, the winner of a contest organized by OHCHR Mexico and UNESCO in 2007. 

The posters, which help promote the UDHR trough artistic expression, have also been exhibited in other events organized by OHCHR Mexico.


All human beings are born free and equal in Dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

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Article 1 poster (JPG)


Everyone has the right to life, liberty and security of person.

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Article 3 poster (JPG)


Everyone has the right to recognition everywhere as a person before the law.

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Article 6 poster (JPG)


Everyone is entitled in full equality to a fair and public hearing by an independent and impartial tribunal, in the determination of his rights and obligations and of any criminal charge against him.

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Article 10 poster (JPG)


(1) Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.
(2) This right may not be invoked in the case of prosecutions genuinely arising from non-political crimes or from acts contrary to the purposes and principles of the United Nations.

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Article 10 poster (JPG)


(1) Everyone has the right to take part in the government of his country, directly or through freely chosen representatives.
(2) Everyone has the right to equal access to public service in his country.
(3) The will of the people shall be the basis of the authority of government; this will shall be expressed in periodic and genuine elections which shall be by universal and equal suffrage and shall be held by secret vote or by equivalent free voting procedures.

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Article 21 poster (JPG)


(1) Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
(2) Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

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Article 27 poster (JPG)