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Sanders on his arrest during 60's civil rights action During the New Hampshire Democratic town hall, Bernie Sanders discussed his civil rights record and being arrested for his beliefs during the civil rights movement of the 60's.
War Child UK Global Ambassador Carey Mulligan visits our projects in Jordan to see firsthand how we are empowering girls to speak up for their rights. 17,000 children are forced to flee conflict and persecution every day. This video (featuring the voices and experiences of some of those children) is a glimpse at what it's really like to be displaced. Please watch the video and share it with your friends today. A shocking 17,000 children are forced to flee conflict and persecution every day. The international laws that were designed to protect them are routinely ignored. Children are indiscriminately targeted in conflicts such as the civil war in Syria. More than 50% of those affected by war are children, but less than 5% of humanitarian funding is spent protecting or educating the...
Examines the complexities of Constitutional freedom and guarantees. Discusses whether or not freedom of speech is absolute or should be controlled when it threatens law and order. Illustrates the discussion with the case of a neo-Nazi who speaks in front of a Jewish temple in praise of Hitler and in criticism of Jews. Filmmaker Wilets noted that several violent incidences occurred in classrooms regarding the appearance of Nazis in this film. S88TV1 - Transport, technology, and general interest movies from the past - newsreels, documentaries & publicity films from the Prelinger Archives, NASA, US & UK National Archives and other public domain film sources.
From http://www.witness.org | WITNESS announced The Hub in 2007 a website that was intended for users around the world to upload, view, share, discuss and take action on human-rights related media. Part curated, part grassroots-driven the Hub brings under-reported and urgent human rights issues to a broad audience to inspire and catalyze action. This site is now archived and no longer updated.
Welcome to the Human Action video series! This series has members of The Libertas Project taking important questions to the streets asking folks from all walks of life about different topics, starting meaningful dialogues within the community. This month's topic: What are rights?
Amnesty International India's Human Rights Education Programme showcases how a 'Whole School Approach' in schools can help bring human rights education into daily school lives. If you believe human rights must be a part of all schools and daily lives of students, share/email this with the hashtag, #rightsforeducation
Three Tibetan independence activists are nearly one month into a hunger strike outside of the United Nations in New York. They promise to continue their water-only fast until a fact-finding mission is sent to their homeland to assess the human rights situation there. On Monday night, New York police and medics forcibly transported the oldest striker, Dorjee Gyalpo, to a local hospital out of concern for his deteriorating condition. He remains in hospital but has refused food and is only accepting intravenous fluids. He recently spoke with VOA United Nations correspondent Margaret Besheer.
Protecting the women rights within our community. Bibliography "Girls in STEM: A New Generation of Women in Science | TED-Ed." http://ed.ted.com/on/DFuNVSQc. Accessed 15 Jun. 2017. "'Brown girl' poetry act blows the lid off society's misogyny - Mashable." 3 Apr. 2017, http://mashable.com/2017/04/03/brown-girl-misogyny-poetry-act-viral/. Accessed 15 Jun. 2017. “WHO | Sexual violence." http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/topics/violence/sexual_violence/en/. Accessed 15 Jun. 2017. "Victimology: Crime Victimization and Victim Services." https://books.google.com/books?id=S9LfDgAAQBAJ&pg=PT297&lpg=PT297&dq=http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/topics/violence/sexual_violence/en/%5D&source=bl&ots=1Ls1CFk1HF&sig=HRYH3wf5U4WyqjK9qf3ocGghkDM&hl=en. Accessed 15 Jun. 2017. "Indian Penal Code 45...
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The clip shows how the Office of the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights works. Through interviews with the first two Commissioners, Alvaro Gil-Robles and Thomas Hammarberg, and images filmed during country visits, the clip highlights the main human rights concerns in Europe, including: discrimination, racism, migration, internally displaced persons, refugees, asylum-seekers, minorities, the conditions in prisons and the fight against terrorism. The Commissioner for Human Rights is an independent, non-judicial institution within the Council of Europe, mandated to promote awareness of, and respect for, human rights in the 47 member states of the Organisation. Elected by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, the present Commissioner, Mr Thomas Hammarberg, took up ...
This video is from AIPP website u can also access to this video via http://vimeo.com/66708050 Rights in Action: Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) for Indigenous Peoples from Asia Indigenous Peoples Pact 1 year ago. This community-friendly animation video explains the concepts and mechanisms of Free, Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC) through a story of interaction between indigenous peoples and people requesting their consent for new development. Free, Prior and Informed Consent is a core principle of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, to guide collective decision-making. FPIC is a continual process that involves mutual respect and meaningful participation of indigenous peoples in decision-making on matters affecting them. The video also includes ...
Migration is a growing phenomenon that occurs in every country. While many migrants move voluntarily – perhaps looking for economic opportunities or better living conditions – others do not have a choice. More and more people are forced to flee their homes and communities because of factors such as conflicts, insecurity, disaster or poverty. Many migrants succeed in establishing themselves in their new communities, but others face abuses and discrimination; and these are of primary concern for National Red Cross Red Crescent Societies and the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies. As migration is a global phenomenon, partnerships with government and non–governmental agencies, migrant groups and host communities and our National Society network, are essential alon...
In Germany, 24 activists wearing matching jumpsuits and holding the bodies of deceased animals recently staged a somber and powerful ceremony to educate the public about speciesism. In a chilling and inspiring video documenting the event, the narrator says, “Speciesism makes us believe that animals are worth less than humans. We are here to ask why.”
(2009) Humanity in Action is an international consortium which aims to instill the values of human dignity and moral responsibility for the protection of the rights of minorities in a new generation of social, cultural, and political leaders. Humanity in Action seeks to engage younger generations in histories of resistance and to inspire them to fulfill their moral responsibilities to protect those in danger from institutionalize violations of minority rights. It seeks to strengthen the commitment of American and European university students to democratic values and foster their knowledge of resistance to intolerance—past and present. Check out: http://www.humanityinaction.org
Day of action in support of women's rights