Category: Human Rights

CCHR Demands Drastic Change From British Psychiatrists
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CCHR Demands Drastic Change From British Psychiatrists

Human rights watchdog claims the Royal College of Psychiatrists International Convention is foisting off junk science on the general public, putting UK children at grave risk.

Harlem Applauds Young Activists at the Finale of the Human Rights Summit
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Harlem Applauds Young Activists at the Finale of the Human Rights Summit

A multi-cultural celebration hosted by the Church of Scientology Harlem is the send-off for youth delegates and ambassadors from around the world on the last day of the 15th annual Human Rights Summit of Youth for Human Rights International.

Spectacular Human Rights Summit Gets Off to a Great Start
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Spectacular Human Rights Summit Gets Off to a Great Start

Youth representing more than 60 nations gathered at the United Nations in New York to celebrate the 15th annual Human Rights Summit of Youth for Human Rights International in the 70th anniversary year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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New Original Vintage Rita Rose Song 'My Silent Wall' Theme Song for Children Separated From Parents at Border

Vintage Rita Rose to donate her time and songs to benefit of the children stuck at border wall without their parents

Human Rights Adds a New Dimension to Women's Conference
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Human Rights Adds a New Dimension to Women's Conference

Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center Annual Women's Conference human rights workshop helps those attending understand their human rights and responsibilities.

Human Rights Heroes Awarded at Annual Ceremony
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Human Rights Heroes Awarded at Annual Ceremony

Recognizing humanitarians for their extraordinary work

15th Human Rights Summit to Be Held in July
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15th Human Rights Summit to Be Held in July

Human rights advocates 18 to 29 are invited to apply to represent their countries as Youth Delegates to the annual Youth for Human Rights summit July 5-7 in New York.

Circling the Globe in the Name of Human Rights
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Circling the Globe in the Name of Human Rights

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the U.N. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the 15th annual Youth for Human Rights International World Educational Tour for Peace traveled 35,000 miles (56,420 km) to promote human rights through education.

CCHR Says 'Know Your Rights—The Life You Save May Be Your Child's'
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CCHR Says 'Know Your Rights—The Life You Save May Be Your Child's'

Mental health watchdog reaches out to local parents to let them know why psychiatric drugs often prescribed to children carry the FDA's black box warning (issued when there is reasonable evidence of an association of a serious hazard with the drug).

At D.C. Summit, Youth Focus on Ending Human Trafficking
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At D.C. Summit, Youth Focus on Ending Human Trafficking

Young human rights advocates attend the first Youth for Human Rights (YHRI) North American Regional Summit in Washington, D.C., organized by the Church of Scientology National Affairs Office and the 2018 YHRI World Educational Tour.

Protecting the Next Generation From Domestic Violence
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Protecting the Next Generation From Domestic Violence

Changing attitudes in Portugal on this urgent human rights issue

Youth and Dignitaries Welcome Human Rights World Tour to India
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Youth and Dignitaries Welcome Human Rights World Tour to India

15th annual Youth for Human Rights World Tour hosts the 6th annual South Asia Summit in New Delhi.

CCHR Demands That WPA Congress Put an End to Psychiatric Abuse
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CCHR Demands That WPA Congress Put an End to Psychiatric Abuse

Irate demonstrators converged on the World Psychiatric Association Congress in Melbourne to protest psychiatric abuse.

Kerri Kasem Lobbies Congress for Parents' Rights
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Kerri Kasem Lobbies Congress for Parents' Rights

Prevented from seeing her ailing father Casey Kasem in his final years, Kerri Kasem has pushed through legislation in 11 states to keep this abuse from happening to anyone else's family. Now she is taking her crusade to Capitol Hill.

Helping Secure a Humane Future in The Gambia
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Helping Secure a Humane Future in The Gambia

15th Annual Youth for Human Rights World Tour travels to The Gambia to support the reforms of the government and encourage broad implementation of human rights education.

Mental Health Watchdog Exposes Psychiatric 'Treatment' of Children
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Mental Health Watchdog Exposes Psychiatric 'Treatment' of Children

Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR) Japan brings its traveling exhibit to Osaka

Lighting a Candle for a Better World
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Lighting a Candle for a Better World

Singer-songwriter Wil Seabrook travels the world to promote kindness and decency by raising awareness of human rights

Brussels Open House Promotes Tolerance and Inclusion
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Brussels Open House Promotes Tolerance and Inclusion

In celebration of International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, the Brussels branch of Churches of Scientology for Europe and Youth for Human Rights hold an open house and forum to explore solutions.

Bringing Human Rights to Life at Buffalo Women's Conference
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Bringing Human Rights to Life at Buffalo Women's Conference

At the University of Buffalo Educational Opportunity Center, women were empowered through a Youth for Human Rights seminar.

Goal: To Secure a Humane Future for the People of West Africa
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Goal: To Secure a Humane Future for the People of West Africa

On the eve of the next phase of the African Literacy and Human Rights Project, two long-term human rights advocates brief those attending an open house and dinner at the Church of Scientology Pasadena on the goals and importance of their initiative.

Bringing Human Rights to a People in Need of Change
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Bringing Human Rights to a People in Need of Change

How a human rights nonprofit is changing the cultural landscape of the Gambia

World Tour Promotes Human Rights in a Pivotal Year
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World Tour Promotes Human Rights in a Pivotal Year

Youth for Human Rights International is committed to the vision of the authors of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, now celebrating its 70th anniversary year. The group carries out the document's imperative 'to strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms.'

South Korean Citizens Protest Against Government Inaction on Human Rights Violation
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South Korean Citizens Protest Against Government Inaction on Human Rights Violation

One Hundred Thousand Strong Nationwide Rally Demands Legislation on the Renunciation of Religion Based Violence and Coercive Conversion

Introducing Tibetan Children in Exile to Their Rights
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Introducing Tibetan Children in Exile to Their Rights

Italian human rights group travels to India to provide young Tibetans with an understanding of their inalienable human rights.

Nashville Church of Scientology Holds World Interfaith Harmony Breakfast and Dialogue
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Nashville Church of Scientology Holds World Interfaith Harmony Breakfast and Dialogue

The Church of Scientology in Nashville opened its doors to people of many faiths for a special interfaith breakfast and dialogue in observance of World Interfaith Harmony Week.

Community Forum on the Source and Eradication of Racism
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Community Forum on the Source and Eradication of Racism

Citizens Commission on Human Rights and the Church of Scientology Nashville invited community leaders to a meeting to bring about positive change by exploring the roots of American racism.

Promoting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the City of Its Birth
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Promoting the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in the City of Its Birth

Young volunteers from the Paris chapter of Youth for Human Rights take to the streets to raise awareness of the 30 rights all humanity shares. Adopted by the United Nations in 1948 in Paris, this year is the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Working to End Modern Day Slavery in One of the Nation's Hot Spots
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Working to End Modern Day Slavery in One of the Nation's Hot Spots

Florida nonprofit forms partnership with Youth for Human Rights and launches educational campaign during Human Trafficking Awareness Month to make an impact on human trafficking in a state that has become a hotbed of the modern-day slave trade.

Campaign Seeks to Save the Girl Child in India
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Campaign Seeks to Save the Girl Child in India

Youth for Human Rights India chapter supports the initiative to end the selective aborting of female fetuses and killing of newborn baby girls.

Celebrating Human Rights on Martin Luther King Day
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Celebrating Human Rights on Martin Luther King Day

'Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.' — Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Travel Bans Aren't Canadian Insists Toronto's Glen Ames Senior Public School's "Walking Lead" Robotics Club
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Travel Bans Aren't Canadian Insists Toronto's Glen Ames Senior Public School's "Walking Lead" Robotics Club

Award-winning student innovators ask Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and other influential Canadians to speak out against controversial school board bans on U.S. travel that limit innovation and STEM education