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The Universal Declaration of Human Rights Celebrates 60th Anniversary

Cuban activists say they were beaten on eve of 60th human rights anniversary http://www.csmonitor.com/2008/1211/p25s02-woam.html BBC News: World Marks UN Human Rights Day http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/7771429.stm Human rights violations in our own backyard http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2008/12/09/ED5S14KPD6.DTL Mary Robinson: Climate change is an issue of human...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2008/1212
Taking Liberties

Britain has a rich and divergent set of traditions when it comes to freedoms and rights, and this highly interactive and well-designed online exhibit lets users explore some of the events, issues, and debates involved with such matters. The exhibit is meant to complement an in situ exhibit that ends in March 2009, and visitors can get started by looking over the "Star Items" section of the site....

http://www.bl.uk/onlinegallery/takingliberties/index.html
The Ford Foundation

Created in 1936 by Edsel Ford, The Ford Foundation has distributed over $15.6 billion in monies for organizations working on issues such as human rights, social justice philanthropy, and access to education. For visitors new to the site, it's worth starting out by clicking on the "Issues" section. Here they can learn about the eight primary areas of focus within the Foundation, and also learn...

https://www.fordfoundation.org/
As tensions mount, there is growing concern about the unrest in Western Sahara

U.N. asked to investigate violence in Western Sahara http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/11/16/AR2010111602813.html?hpid=moreheadlines BBC: Q&A: Western Sahara clashes http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-11712267 Morocco defends raid on Sahrawi camp http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-11763092 BBC: We Are...

https://scout.wisc.edu/report/2010/1119
Open Society Foundations

Started by the philanthropist George Soros in the mid-1980s to help countries make the economic and social transition from communism, the Open Society Foundation aims to "implement a range of initiatives to advance justice, education, public health, and independent media." Asia is the focus of this portion of the website, and the material is divided up into "News & Announcements", "Events", and...

https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org/what-we-do/regions/as...
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United Nations: Human Rights

How does the United Nations work to protect human rights? This subject-specific website provides information on the various offices, officials, policy initiatives, and actions related to this important agenda. There are five main sections to the site: UN Bodies, Thematic Issues, International Courts and Tribunals, Other Resources, and Past Conferences. The UN Bodies section contains information...

https://www.un.org/en/about-us/universal-declaration-of-huma...
Better Human Podcast

Better Human, a podcast by London-based human rights lawyer Adam Wagner, welcomes listeners into fascinating conversations about human rights law and principles. Wagner launched the podcast with three goals. First, Wagner seeks to discuss complex human rights issues. Second, the podcast breaks down important human rights concepts into accessible terms. And third, the show hopes to answer the...

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/better-human-podcast/i...
Illustrated Version of the Declaration of Human Rights

Yesterday, December 10, the world celebrated Human Rights Day, a day commemorating the United Nations General Assembly's adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR). This Declaration is available in hundreds of languages; in fact, it "is the most translated document in the world," and forms the basis of many of our universal conceptions of justice and equality. Explore this...

https://www.un.org/en/udhrbook/index.shtml
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