human rights

The UN: Fighting the Battle for Peace for 78 Years
Protecting human rights is the UN’s most important and most vital job.
Why My Church Fights for Free Speech
“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” ― George Washington
The Antidote for Hate and Bigotry—Why the World Deserves “Kindness Day”
“The most valuable asset we have, actually, is our ability to understand, to do the right thing, to be kind, to be decent.” — L. Ron Hubbard
“What America Is All About”: USCIRF Celebrates 25 Years of the International Religious Freedom Act
“America cannot stop all these horrors, but it can shine a light on them and that’s what makes this commission so valuable.”
75 Years Later—United Nations Day
On October 24, 1945, the UN was founded with the atrocities of World War II still emblazoned on the world’s collective consciousness.
UN Devotes New Day to Combatting Anti-Religious Violence
There’s a day that now comes right after the International Day of Remembrance and Tribute to the Victims of Terrorism. Because hand in hand with terrorism comes Violence Based on Religion or Belief.
A Curriculum For Our Time: RFI Educates Youth on the Importance of Religious Freedom
“Far too many Americans today simply don’t know that our nation’s founders came to understand religious freedom as our first freedom.”
On International Day of Charity, an Homage to Mother Teresa—the Saint Who Brought Help Across All Divides
Soon, money and support appeared. Volunteers stepped forward. The actions of a single, well-intentioned person became a movement.
Celebrating International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
The fact is that racism is an ugly undercurrent in our culture—too easy to ignore unless you are one of its victims.
Congress and President Make Permanent a Law to Protect International Religious Freedom
“Global Magnitsky sanctions are the gold standard for holding human rights abusers accountable.”