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HUMAN RIGHTS

RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
“Unprecedented” is the word the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) used to describe the global refugee situation in this year’s annual report.
INCLUSION & RESPECT
“Protecting children from bullying and other forms of violence at school is not just an ethical imperative or a laudable aim of education policy: it is a question of human rights.”
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
“Global Magnitsky sanctions are the gold standard for holding human rights abusers accountable.”
EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
The fact is that racism is an ugly undercurrent in our culture—too easy to ignore unless you are one of its victims.
EQUALITY & HUMAN RIGHTS
“Won’t it be wonderful when black history and native American history and Jewish history and all of U.S. history is taught from one book. Just U.S. history.” - Maya Angelou
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
The sacred texts of the Church of Scientology were misunderstood, taken out of context, and embedded into a decision which stated, wrongly, what Scientologists believe.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
As Freedom Forum’s David Callaway relates in his article, the Sikhs’ defense of others has never ceased.
TOLERANCE
Tutu, who passed away this week, was an exuberant warrior who fought against apartheid in his native South Africa and for justice and human rights around the world.
TOLERANCE
Beginning in 1999, Gilley wrote hundreds of letters to, as he puts it, “everybody,” ultimately getting the attention and interest of His Holiness the Dalai Lama, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Mary Robinson, Nobel Peace Prize winner Óscar Arias and United Nations Secretary General Kofi A. Annan. Within two years, the first United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21, 2001, was submitted to the General Assembly by Costa Rica and the British government with 54 cosponsors, and unanimously adopted by the 189 member nations.
RELIGIOUS FREEDOM
Protecting freedom of religion and the ability to speak and share religious ideas and beliefs openly, honestly and freely is vital to the health and well-being of all people, regardless of what they choose to believe.