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The Dream of Making Human Rights a Reality in Martin Luther King Day (tags)

  Summary: In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, volunteers of Youth for Human Rights of Florida celebrates with residents of Florida at the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade.                 To keep Dr. King’s dream alive, as well as educate the next generation of civic leaders, Youth for Human Rights distributed more than 1100 copies of “The Story of Human Rights” booklet.               The printing of these booklets is sponsored by parishioners of the Church of Scientology.               “Early in his research into the human spirit, humanitarian and Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard emphasized that spiritual freedom and enlightenment were unattainable to people who were denied their fundamental human rights,” said Ms. Kintzel. “He called on all Scientologists to dedicate themselves ‘to support true humanitarian endeavors in the fields of human rights.’ I am very proud that my church, working with like-minded groups can really advocate for human rights.”               To find out more about Youth for Human Rights International go to:www.youthforhumanrights.org

Radio, A Powerful Tool For Human Rights, Celebrates Over 100 Years Of Free Expression (tags)

This week marks more than 100 years since the radio was patented on June 2, 1896, an invention that changed the world and the ideas of Human Rights such as Right #19 ?Freedom of Expression?. History was made when arctic explorer Robert E. Peary, in 1909, radio-telegraphed, "I found the Pole". Today, history is still being made through radio, as an array of human rights issues such as discrimination, religious beliefs, torture and other controversial subjects are discussed around the world on live radio.

Walk for Your Rights! (tags)

It is the violations of basic human rights that occur every day around the world which unites groups like those which will come together in St. Petersburg, Florida to walk and speak out for human rights on Saturday, March 5th, 2011.

Students Celebrate International Day of Tolerance at Human Rights Walk (tags)

November 16, 2010 BOCA RATON, FL – Students and human rights advocates lined the streets around Florida Atlantic University (FAU) on November 16, joining similar groups all over the world for the “International Day of Tolerance,” first declared by the member states of the United Nations in 1996.

Youth Walk To Assist The Millions Who Live On $1.25 a Day or Less (tags)

World Bank has estimated that there are over 1.3 billion impoverished persons in developing countries who live on $1.25 a day or less

Florida Youth Joins Human Rights Defenders at United Nations During Geneva Summit (tags)

FLORIDA – September 1, 2010 – Last weekend Youth for Human Rights Florida President, Dustin McGahee, joined human rights defenders at the 7th Annual Youth for Human Rights International Summit, in support of making the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights widely known and used. Held in the United Nations Palais des Nations in Geneva, the event was also attended by youth from more than 30 countries and over 60 UN Diplomats.

Seeking a Safe Place to Live in 2010 United Nations Refugee Day (tags)

TAMPA BAY, FLORIDA - Every year 19 million youth flee their own country, seeking somewhere else that’s safe to live. Over 70% of them never make it. But that doesn’t stop them from trying. This is the message Youth for Human Rights International portrays in their PSA to help others understand Human Right # 14, “The Right to Seek a Safe Place to Live”, for creating awareness on United Nations Refugee Day, and every other day.

“The Holocaust” still exists - Sudanese humanitarian presents shocking scene in Sudan (tags)

Sudanese humanitarian, Ramy Makar, presents UCLA students devastating account of human rights violations in Sudan

Youth for Human Rights Florida Promotes Human Rights Education across the Globe (tags)

St. Petersburg, Florida - Youth for Human Rights of Florida announced its participation in this year’s Sunscreen Film Festival in St. Petersburg Florida on April 14th to 18th by launching a petition signing for the teaching of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration for Human Rights in alignment with the ongoing Seventh Annual Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) World Tour.

Youth for Human Rights advocates join non-violent message of Martin Luther King Jr. (tags)

People of different races, cultures and religions walked to represent Martin Luther King Jr.’s message of non-violent change for equality for all.

Youth Walk on United Nations Human Rights Day To Deliver a Message of Non-Discrimination (tags)

On December 10th, 2009, hundreds gathered in Clearwater Florida to take part in the first ever "International Walk for Human for Human Rights" organized by Youth for Human Rights Florida. They walked to promote the message "Embrace Diversity - End Discrimination" in the effort to promote awareness of the importance of human rights as defined in the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Youth Organize Worldwide Human Rights Walk (tags)

Youth from every corner of the globe will walk in our first ever “International Walk for Human Rights,” on United Nations Human Rights Day, December 10, 2009.

Youth for Human Rights International World Tour 2009 (tags)

6 continents, 12 countries, 55 days, 59.000 miles for tolerance and peace in the world. July 2009 – In honor of the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights Youth for Human Rights International circled the globe in the 6th Annual World Tour, to celebrate the outstanding work that has been done and inspire further dissemination, promotion and reading of the important document in educational institutions around the globe which is the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

COLOMBIA WELCOMES HUMAN RIGHTS LEADER (tags)

In honor of the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Dr. Mary Shuttleworth, President of Youth for Human Rights International is circling the globe in her 6th Annual World Tour.

Youth for Human Rights International World Tour 2009 (tags)

In honor of the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Youth for Human Rights International (YHRI) is again circling the globe, now on its sixth annual World Tour. The exciting World Tour 2009 includes Argentina, Australia, Barbados, Columbia, Jordan, Mexico, Russia, South Africa, Switzerland, Timor-Leste and Uganda.

Youth Collect Petition Signatures to Make Human Rights a Reality (tags)

Youth For Human Rights International conducted the annual International Human Rights Petition Signathon to create grassroots support for mandating that human rights, specifically the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, be taught to every child in school.

GROUPS UNITE TO STOMP OUT (tags)

Human Trafficking, a 32-billion dollar illegal activity, remains a serious problem all over the world including the USA. Nearly 40% of all missing children in our own country may be victims of trafficking. Recently, in Florida, two groups united to take a stand against this horrible practice.

Why is the Sheriff of Los Angeles County promoting Organized Crime? (tags)

Critics of Scientology's crimes and human rights abuses, and Leona Valley residents, announce a picket Of Sheriff Lee Baca's office

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