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Human Rights Activists

Human Rights Is a Lifestyle Choice, Not a Fad

Elischia Fludd | Posted 04.22.2012 | Impact
Elischia Fludd

I am often plagued by the nonsensical way in which things operate. World systems for economy, international dialogue and civic participation all seem foreign to the way they should intuitively run.

Was it Something I Said?

Brian Dooley | Posted 03.18.2012 | World
Brian Dooley

With delicious irony, the Government of Bahrain sent out a press release last week declaring that it "welcomes visits by all human rights organization...

WikiLeaks Cables: Evidence in Hand Points to "Masterminds" Behind Assassination of Prominent Indonesian Rights Activist

David Danzig | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Danzig

The U.S. is apparently aware of evidence linking a high level Indonesian security official to the assassination of Munir Said Thalib, one of Indonesia's most outspoken human rights activists.

Taiwan Fails to Learn From Its Own History

Thor Halvorssen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thor Halvorssen

The Ma administration might turn its back on human rights because of narrow realpolitik, but it shouldn't prevent Taiwanese civil society from promoting these values by interacting with global activists.

U.S. Aid Funding Colombian Oppression?

Human Rights First | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Human Rights First

By Andrew Hudson, Manager, Human Rights Defenders Program Exposing links between local politicians and paramilitary death-squads normally doesn't sou...

Hopes for the Human Rights Summit

Neil Hicks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Neil Hicks

In today's interconnected world, America's national security and the peace of the world is fundamentally interwoven with the advancement of human rights and democracy everywhere.

Goodbye/Hello 7 "Human Rights Gone Wrong"

Patt Cottingham | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Patt Cottingham

Goodbye to seating inhumane governments and regimes at the human rights table. Hello to removing inhumane governments and regimes at the human rights table.