The UDHR first sentence recognizes the inherent dignity and the rights of the human family and this shows that by genocide, the human rights are being violated (Snarr & Michael, 36). In the first article of the UDHR I says that all human being are born free and equal in dignity and rights. In case of a genocide the right explained in this article is violated since the lives of the people are taken which is against the article.
All people are supposed to be free to live in any part of the world provided they have the legal documents that are needed to be at that specific part. Alienating some people by the basis of their race, ethnicity or religion. Some of the famous genocide cases include the Rwanda genocide in 1994 which culminated as a result of ethnic differences between two communities. The Holocaust was also one of the factors that led to the setting up of the UDHR.
In conclusion, the UDHR has been significant in safeguarding the rights of the people against atrocities such as genocide, human trafficking and female genital mutilation. This has been implanted as a result of the articles set in its statutes well elaborated in the text book cited. By following the rules set in its article it has been possible to prosecute and file legal suits against those people especially political leaders who have been active in castigating hatred among different communities which can lead to similar genocide cases such as the one in