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UN Mission Condemns Israeli Settlements (tags)
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.
Affects of Bullying at School often Overlooked (tags)
While the US National Statistics will say the violent crimes are decreasing in public school, bullying, either as an act of verbal or physical abuse, is a problem that is not decreasing.
Youth Celebrate Mandela’s Birthday With 67 Minutes of Education and Music (tags)
Youth for Human Rights Florida Celebrates Mandela’s Birthday with 67 minutes of educating others about their human rights
Combating Bullying International Day In Support of Victims of Torture (tags)
The United Nations’ International Day in Support of Victims of Torture is annually observed to remind people that human torture is unacceptable – and in many cases it is also a crime. On this day attention mostly goes to victims of war, prison and violent crimes, in countries of unrest predominately known for human rights violations. Youth for Human Rights Florida President Dustin McGahee points out that bullying is a form of torture here in the United States and across the globe, and a violation of Human Right #5, No Torture.
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.
United for Human Rights Celebrates Juneteenth (tags)
Slavery stills exists: it’s human trafficking.
Why Human Rights Education? (tags)
How important are human rights? Long before the phrase “human rights’ came into existence, men and women fought and died for basic human freedoms. In fact, this struggle has lasted thousands of years and still continues today.
International Day against Racial Discrimination (tags)
When people fully understand human rights, they will demand their rights and respect the rights of others.
Signatures Gathered for Human Rights Education (tags)
Youth for Human Rights Florida collected approximately 1,000 petition signatures over the weekend as part of a three-day human rights “Signathon”, with the purpose to get the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights taught in Florida classrooms of elementary, middle and senior high schools.
Interview with Colombian activist (tags)
Obando Villota is the head of the Human Rights Department of FENSUAGRO, the Colombian National Federation of Agricultural Workers
Union leaders must ''pay with their lives'' for opposing Colombia's President (tags)
Acting in what seems as blind fury after loosing crucial elections, including a constitutional referendum to achieve special powers, the regime of Alvaro Uribe is seeking revenge on top union leaders. In the city of Pereira, death squads allied to the regime have murdered several street vendors, cut their bodies into pieces and left the bloody remains in different parts of the city as a warning.
Plan to assassinate the President of oil workers' union (tags)
The Colombian Oil Workers' Union rejects and condemns a dark plan targeted at the president of their organisation: Rudolfo Gutierrez Nino.