A Brief History Of How Human Rights Changed The World - RightsInfo

A Brief History Of How Human Rights Changed The World

We made this really beautiful timeline about the history of human rights

It starts at Magna Carta, 800 years ago, and takes you though the key events in the history of human rights. We had a lot of fun making it, deciding what was in and what was out. Obviously, there wasn’t room for everything, but happy to take comments to this post on how to improve it.

There are some subtle features in there, like the lines and dotted lines which represent influence and the development of different articles of the European Convention on Human Rights. And can you spot the man bun?

The timeline is here. It’s lovely. Go now. But if you want more…

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Below is a list of sources if you are interested in going further than the bitesize information on the timeline.

 

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A Brief History Of How Human Rights Changed The World
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