The concert celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and took place 10 years on from the groundbreaking ‘Human Rights Now’ tour, at the Palais Omnisport de Paris-Bercy in France on December 10, 1998.
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The Nelson Mandela, an international tribute for a free South Africa, was scheduled on April 16, 1990 at the Wembley Stadium in London to celebrate the release of Nelson Mandela after 28 years in jail. Tracy Chapman, Peter Gabriel, Neil Young, Simple Minds and many others sang to celebrate a great victory for justice and humanity.
The year 1988 marked the 40th anniversary of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The aim of the Concerts for Human Rights Foundation World Tour, featuring performances by Tracy Chapman, Bruce Springsteen, Sting, Peter Gabriel and Youssou N’Dour at venues in 19 cities from London to Buenos Aires, was to raise world consciousness of human rights and of the plight of political prisoners world-wide.