human rights

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.”
Do You Have an Obligation To Protect All Our Freedoms?
Don’t be an accomplice. At the very least, step away. Even better, write a letter. Tell the editor what the freedoms above mean to you.
Ending Nuclear War—A Small Group With a Big Idea
Last month, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, a Geneva-based coalition of activists who helped facilitate a United Nations treaty for disarmament.
European Court of Human Rights Again Upholds Religious Freedom, Handing Down Victory for the Church of Scientology
The Church of Scientology has to date won every case it has brought before the ECHR to protect the rights of its members to freely practice their religion in the Russian territory.
Honoring Those Who Faced Death to Secure Our Religious Freedom, This UN Day Against Torture
It is hard to ignore the example of the brave men and women whose faith proved stronger than physical duress.