Human Rights news and press releases tagged with Human Rights

Press Releases with tag "Human Rights"

Youth for Human Rights of Florida Celebrates the Man Who Dared to Dream
i-Newswire, 2014-01-26
In honor of the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Youth for Human Rights of Florida celebrates with other community groups at the 4th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Festival.

Children Celebrate The Right To Play At "Holiday In The Park" In Downtown Clearwater
i-Newswire, 2013-12-26
The holiday season provides youth with an excellent excuse to practice their human rights, namely the right to play.

Florida Students Are Taking Steps for Human Rights
i-Newswire, 2013-11-21
Literally taking steps to forward human rights, Youth for Human Rights of Florida and A.S.A.P. at Florida Atlantic University are staging the "March for Human Rights"

Sangam University Bhilwara Rajasthan - United Nations Day
i-Newswire, 2013-10-28
UN was founded in 1945 after the Second World War by 51 countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights.

TAN Urges President Obama to Put Human Rights at Center of U.S.-Indonesia Relations During Upcoming Visit
i-Newswire, 2013-10-03
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) today urged President Obama to emphasize human rights and the rule of law in U.S.-Indonesia relations. The president is scheduled to travel to Indonesia this weekend.

Youth for Human Rights of Florida Participate in "Erase Bullying Event" at Lush Shop
i-Newswire, 2013-09-13
Supporting groups that embody the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Youth for Human Rights of Florida participated in "Erase Bullying".

International Day of Youth Celebrated at Tampa "Signathon" for Human Rights
i-Newswire, 2013-08-23
The Right to an Education and the Right to Play were among the 30 Human Rights 166 youth and their parents petitioned for at the Youth for Human Rights Florida's "signathon" in honor of the UN's International Day of Youth.

Berkeley to Honor the People of Burma in Sixth Annual Flag Raising Ceremony
i-Newswire, 2013-07-30
The City of Berkeley, which has a long tradition of opposing oppression, will fly a Burmese flag on Friday August 2nd to honor the 25th anniversary of the 1988 pro-democracy protests in Burma.

Few Days Left for LGBT Cultural Coming Out Short Film Cold Call to Make Fundraising Goal
i-Newswire, 2013-07-29
Campaign opening communication for LGBT members to safely share coming out and give support

CBC Blocks Human Rights Hearing
i-Newswire, 2013-06-19
The CBC has filed a court application in the PEI Supreme Court to stop a Human Rights Panel hearing into a complaint of disability discrimination against a local journalist with a disability.

Youth for Human Rights Florida Notes Lessons Learned from 102-Year Old Tragedy Bring Focus to Fair Trade Fashion Show
i-Newswire, 2013-03-06
Youth for Human Rights of Florida is looking to end sweatshop misery by highlighting fair trade clothing and its designers at the 3rd Annual Colors of the World Fashion Show.

ArtCube Gallery Announces Solo Exhibition by Abolitionist Painter, Jason Pearson. The Series "The Problem With the World Is Me" Features Falling Whistles
i-Newswire, 2013-01-14
ArtCube Gallery announces the solo exhibition of abolitionist painter, Jason Pearson. The gallery will host the exhibition February 1st - 28th, 2013.

UN Meets on Anniversary of Timor Massacre
i-Newswire, 2012-11-11
The East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) urged the UN, U.S. and other governments to fulfill outstanding promises of justice for the many victims of Indonesia's illegal invasion and occupation as the UN Security Council meets on East Timor.

Human Rights & Business: Alternative Conflict Resolution
i-Newswire, 2012-10-29
Lodging a complaint instead of going to court? The effectiveness of this alternative in cases of human rights violations by companies is now being examined on the basis of factual examples.

Offering A Better Chance.
i-Newswire, 2012-09-10
A follow up to the story of Shania Gray, of Carrollton Texas. The 16 year old female in mention was raped and subsequently murdered to keep her from testifying against Franklin B. Davis a 30 year old resident of suburban Dallas. Davis pleaded guilty.

Sound Of Tears Film
i-Newswire, 2012-08-24
Sound of Tears the film is now live on indiegogo, the crowdfunding site. please help make this social awareness film happen! Visit

Human Rights Activists Challenge Heritage Foundation and E. Fuller Torrey
i-Newswire, 2012-07-18
Human rights activists gathered in DC today to protest a Heritage Foundation-sponsored talk by E. Fuller Torrey. Mr. Torrey advocates forced interventions that many feel violate human rights and exacerbate rather than address mental health concerns.

Amnesty International and Directors Around the Globe Call for "One More Voice" in Compelling New Campaign
i-Newswire, 2012-05-31
Oscar-winners Meryl Streep and Hans Zimmer Contribute to Innovative Collaborative Video Project Led and Produced by Citizen Group

Lao Officials Unlawfully Closing Down A 49-Year-Old Lao Church in Savannakhet, Laos
i-Newswire, 2012-04-08
Lao district officials in savannakhet province of laos closed down the 4th lao church, citing that christians did not have permission to build the church building and that throughout saybuli district, only dongpoong village church is recognized.

I Am Neda Is A Winner Of The Los Angeles Movie Awards And Receives An Honorable Mention In The Narrative Short Category
i-Newswire, 2012-01-25
I Am Neda ( is a winner of the Los Angeles Movie Awards ( and receives an Honorable Mention in the Narrative Short Category.

Youth for Human Rights of Florida: Keeping the Dream Alive
i-Newswire, 2012-01-19
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. once said that "I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be," and in this spirit, Youth for Human Rights of Florida is spreading the dream of human rights.

Know Your Rights - 2nd Flashpoint Human Rights Film Festival
i-Newswire, 2011-12-23
Rights of gays, hijras and women take prominence on International Human Rights Day. The four day human rights film festival in the city ends on a note of hope that we all can be agents of change to fight violence and corruption.

Pilani Rajasthan Shridhar University Celebrates Human Rights Day 2011
i-Newswire, 2011-12-12
Human Rights are Universal is a common dream in Perth or Pilani or Pittsburgh and recognition of human rights aims at preserving dignity and upholding equality of all people before the law.

Literacy and Human Rights Groups to Benefit from Nutcracker Fundraiser at Clearwater's Historic Fort Harrison
i-Newswire, 2011-11-19
The Guilfoil Ballet Theater presents a charity presentation of the Nutcracker Ballet on December 4th at the Historic Fort Harrison. Youth for Human Rights of Tampa Bay and the Community Learning Center will benefit.

On 20th Anniversary of Timor Massacre, Rights Network Urges Justice
i-Newswire, 2011-11-11
On the 20th anniversary of the infamous massacre at Santa Cruz cemetery in Timor-Leste, the East Timor and Indonesia Action Network (ETAN) called for the U.S. and other governments and the United Nations to commit to justice for the victims.