International Tolerance Day-16th November

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The Golden Rule

"The Golden Rule" by American artist Norman Rockwell depicting people of different nationalities standing together with the words "Do unto others as you would have them do unto you."

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The Golden Rule
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Kosovar

Kosovar refugees fleeing their homeland in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.

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Kosovar
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Gujrat

In Gujrat,India a man cries after watching the destruction that has been caused by the Gujrat Riots.

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Gujrat
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Mumbai

People running helter skelter in Mumbai, India after terrorists attack the Taj Mahal Hotel.

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Mumbai
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Sudan

Sudanese men forced out of their towns across Darfur because they refused to fight with local warring factions.

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Sudan
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South-Africa

Under Apartheid inter-racial marriage was illegal in South Africa. Children however don't know about racial discrimination.

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South-Africa
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Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa founded the Order of the Missionaries of Charity. Its members are dedicated to serving the poorest of the poor - the destitute, abandoned and dying of all castes and religions.

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Mother Teresa
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India-Pakistan

Peacekeepers speak with the local population near the border of India and Pakistan. Their mandate is to be a neutral party.

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India-Pakistan
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UN Headquarters

An interactive event at UN Headquarters, "We are Family: Educating Our Children for a Safer World" to connect young people worldwide for the International Day for Tolerance.

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UN Headquarters
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UNESCO

These action followed on the United Nations Year for Tolerance, 1995, proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 at the initiative of UNESCO, as outlined in the Declaration of Principles on Tolerance and Follow-up Plan of Action for the Year.

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UNESCO
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