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YouthforHumanRights.org UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights
History of the Document The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which was adopted by the UN General Assembly on 10 December 1948, was the result of the experience of the Second World War. With the end of that war, and the creation of the United Nations, the international community vowed never again to allow atrocities … More UNITED NATIONS: ‘The Universal Declaration of Human Rights’
Written by John Roach for National Geographic (from 3/16/09): “On St. Patrick’s Day—Tuesday, March 17—millions of people will don green and celebrate the Irish in, and around, them with parades, good cheer, and perhaps a pint of beer. But few St. Patrick’s Day revelers have a clue about St. Patrick, the man…” For the rest … More Celebrating St. Patrick: From Slave to Saint
Human Rights Watch reverse-engineered the app that the Chinese state uses to spy on people in Xinjiang https://boingboing.net/2019/05/07/terrorism-is-the-pretense.html
Give to Human Rights Society today! #1-Our new Refugees Scholarship called ELEVATE and #2-Our Feed the Homeless program. Go here: https://humanrightssociety.org/donate
Equal Justice Initiative have documented racial lynchings from 1877 to 1950 and it’s another reminder of our stained history in this country but still good to know as Americans. I recommend reading the report on its website. http://bit.ly/2nwssvO
Since 2005, the United Nations has recognized today, January 27th, as the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. Our thoughts, prayers, and resolve to keep advocating for humans from any form of genocide is strong and we will work tirelessly as much as possible. We remember Anne Frank’s quote, “It’s really a wonder that I haven’t dropped … More International Holocaust Remembrance Day
In over 9,000 illicit massage businesses (IMBs) across the United States, victims are forced into human trafficking. According to Polaris research, these businesses are often organized into criminal networks with revenues of around $2.5 billion a year…read more at Polaris Project
This precious, yet state-less, Rohingya (historically knowns as “Arakanese Indians”) are Aryan-Indian people from Rakhine State, Myanmar (aka Burma). The massacre they have and are enduring in Myanmar is classic ethnic-cleaning and we all need to support and advocate for their livelihood and pressure Myanmar government to stop with the systematic atrocity. More information in … More Rohingya People Need to be Saved
Happy Human Rights Day!
Rex W. Tillerson Secretary of State Washington, DC September 14, 2017 The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce a groundbreaking $25 million award to the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery for transformational programs around the world to reduce the prevalence of modern slavery – also known as human trafficking. We would like … More U.S. State Department Starts $25M Global Fund To End Modern Slavery
Originally published in The New York Times by Hannah Beech, 3 September 2017 — REZU AMTALI, Bangladesh — They stumble down muddy ravines and flooded creeks through miles of hills and jungle in Bangladesh, and thousands more come each day, in a line stretching to the monsoon-darkened horizon. Some are gaunt and spent, already starving … More NYTimes: Desperate Rohingya Flee Myanmar on Trail of Suffering. ‘It Is All Gone.’