Human rights is more than a moot subject, say students

25 July 2016

Raising human rights awareness among a new generation of youngsters from all corners of the world is vitally important if discrimination is to be beaten.

That’s the view of top UN rights investigator Christof Heyns, speaking on the sidelines of a special legal debate, which is known as a moot, at the Human Rights Council in Geneva.

It’s all part of the Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Court Competition, where law students have to argue their case before a panel of judges and rights experts.

Daniel Johnson went to listen in.

Duration: 4’34”

 

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