Category Human Rights

Human Rights Hero: The D.C. Pastor Who Brings Peace to the Streets
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Human Rights Hero: The D.C. Pastor Who Brings Peace to the Streets

Rev. Travis Ellis uses human rights education to empower at-risk youth.

Students Compete to Create the Best Film on Human Rights
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Students Compete to Create the Best Film on Human Rights

Italian middle and high school students channel their creativity into a humanitarian cause

Exposing the Increase in the Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers
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Exposing the Increase in the Psychiatric Drugging of Infants and Toddlers

The Sacramento Chapter of Citizens Commission on Human Rights hosted Psychiatry an Industry of Death Exhibit in Old Sacramento over the 4th of July holiday weekend. The exhibit provides documentaries that highlight psychiatric violations of human rights.

Human Rights Summit Empowers Youth to Change the World
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Human Rights Summit Empowers Youth to Change the World

16th annual Human Rights Summit of Youth for Human Rights International brings together young delegates representing 45 nations with UN ambassadors and leaders of civil society to support their work and enable them to accomplish their goals for a just, fair and sustainable future.

Parents Alert: Controversial New Treatment for ADHD
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Parents Alert: Controversial New Treatment for ADHD

Citizens Commission of Human Rights alerts parents and community leaders of the potential harm to children of a controversial new treatment.

Youth for Human Rights at the Hollywood Fringe Festival
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Youth for Human Rights at the Hollywood Fringe Festival

Raising awareness of a human rights crisis affecting freedom of the press

Homeless to Hopeful—understanding Homelessness
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Homeless to Hopeful—understanding Homelessness

Raising awareness on an issue affecting thousands of families in the Tampa Bay Area.

CCHR Led Hundreds of Protestors Outside Psychiatric Convention Demanding a Ban on Electroshock Treatment
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CCHR Led Hundreds of Protestors Outside Psychiatric Convention Demanding a Ban on Electroshock Treatment

Human rights group loudly speaks out for nationwide ban on "torturous" electroshock treatment given to 0-5-year-olds, pregnant women, elderly, veterans and more

CCHR Celebrates 50 Years of Eradicating Abuse in the Field of Mental Health
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CCHR Celebrates 50 Years of Eradicating Abuse in the Field of Mental Health

On its 50th anniversary, Citizens Commission on Human Rights rewards outstanding achievements, reviews its record of accomplishments, and recommits to the complete elimination of psychiatric abuse.

World Educational Tour 2019 is Featured at a Human Rights Conference at the UN
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World Educational Tour 2019 is Featured at a Human Rights Conference at the UN

A conference at the United Nations in Geneva on International Day for the Elimination of Racism looked into human rights education to accomplish the purpose of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Peace Education for a Conflict-Ridden Africa
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Peace Education for a Conflict-Ridden Africa

Youth for Human Rights International visits Ethiopia, seat of the African Union, to promote human rights education for a culture of peace throughout the continent.

World Tour 2019 Brings Human Rights Education to Angola
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World Tour 2019 Brings Human Rights Education to Angola

In its first visit to the African nation of Angola, Youth for Human Rights International activates nongovernment organizations, schools and religious groups to raise the bar on human rights through education.

New York Joins Over 100 Cities in Global Commemoration of the 60th Tibetan National Uprising Day
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New York Joins Over 100 Cities in Global Commemoration of the 60th Tibetan National Uprising Day

Thousands of Tibetans, Uyghurs, Taiwanese, Hong Kongers, Chinese democracy activists and supporters strengthen alliance against Xi's totalitarian regime.

Human Rights World Tour 2019: Returning to Its Roots
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Human Rights World Tour 2019: Returning to Its Roots

The 16th annual Human Rights World Tour begins its journey with a visit to South Africa.

Youth for Human Rights International World Educational Tour
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Youth for Human Rights International World Educational Tour

For 15 years, youth for human rights has circled the globe to make human rights a fact. The 16th annual World Educational Tour 2019 is now underway.

Involuntary Commitment: What is the Law? What Are Your Rights?
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Involuntary Commitment: What is the Law? What Are Your Rights?

Protecting oneself or one's loved ones from involuntary commitment, which affects more than 155,000 Californians a year, was the subject of a community forum at the Church of Scientology Pasadena.

Child Drugging Should Be the Last Resort Claims CCHR
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Child Drugging Should Be the Last Resort Claims CCHR

New Washington State code protects the rights of children and families

Breaking the Vicious Pattern of Domestic Violence
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Breaking the Vicious Pattern of Domestic Violence

Graduates of the I Believe in My Future initiative, honored at a ceremony at the Church of Scientology of the Valley, prepare to tackle domestic violence through education and outreach.

Hidden Source of the Death Camps Exposed on International Holocaust Day
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Hidden Source of the Death Camps Exposed on International Holocaust Day

At a conference at the Church of Scientology in Washington, D.C., Citizens Commission on Human Rights national office explores the role of psychiatry in Hitler's "final solution."

CCHR Sacramento Remembers Victims of the Holocaust
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CCHR Sacramento Remembers Victims of the Holocaust

International Holocaust Day conference honors victims and survivors of the Nazi extermination camps and urges vigilance to ensure such atrocities never happen again.

CCHR Calls for a Ban on Electroshock
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CCHR Calls for a Ban on Electroshock

Church of Scientology open house in San Francisco reveals that ECT is very much still in use—even on children.

Youth for Human Rights Nigeria Takes on the Challenge of a Better Future
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Youth for Human Rights Nigeria Takes on the Challenge of a Better Future

Nationwide campaign mobilizes youth to defend and protect the rights of Nigerians

Bringing Human Rights to Life in the World's Largest Democracy
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Bringing Human Rights to Life in the World's Largest Democracy

Youth for Human Rights India raises awareness of universal rights, promoting education on the Universal Declaration of Human Rights to help the country tackle pressing abuse

Mauritius Makes Its Mark on the Freedom Index
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Mauritius Makes Its Mark on the Freedom Index

Youth for Human Rights Mauritius chapter holds a human rights awareness march in a country that ranks in the top 25th percentile of the world's freest countries this year.

CCHR: Protecting Human Rights in the Field of Mental Health
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CCHR: Protecting Human Rights in the Field of Mental Health

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Italy brings Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit to Milan to expose psychiatric abuse and put an end to involuntary commitment in the country.

Activists Protest the Drugging of Japanese Toddlers
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Activists Protest the Drugging of Japanese Toddlers

CCHR Tokyo protest takes a stand against the drugging of infants and young children

Warning Santa Monica About Psychiatric Abuse
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Warning Santa Monica About Psychiatric Abuse

More than 6,000 toured CCHR's 'Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit' in Santa Monica. Many were shocked at what they learned.

CCHR Supports U.N.'s and Rights Groups' Demand for Urgent FDA Ban on Skin Electric Shock Devices
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CCHR Supports U.N.'s and Rights Groups' Demand for Urgent FDA Ban on Skin Electric Shock Devices

FDA accused of delaying ban on the electrical device that uses pain to modify behavior

Activists March for Mandatory  Human Rights Education
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Activists March for Mandatory Human Rights Education

Human rights advocates march to accomplish the goals of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on its 70th anniversary.

Human Rights Day Conference to Achieve the Goals of the UDHR
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Human Rights Day Conference to Achieve the Goals of the UDHR

The Church of Scientology joined other religions and NGOs at UN headquarters in Geneva in a conference promoting cooperative effort to ensure human rights for all.

Representatives of 25 Nations Celebrate 70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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Representatives of 25 Nations Celebrate 70th Anniversary of Universal Declaration of Human Rights

'90 percent of people are unable to name more than three of the 30 human rights'

Human Rights Education to Protect Against Human Trafficking
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Human Rights Education to Protect Against Human Trafficking

Human trafficking is closer to home than most people think: How to recognize it, what to do, where to go.

Bringing Universal Rights to The Eternal City
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Bringing Universal Rights to The Eternal City

The Parliament of Italy hosted a celebration of the 70th anniversary of The Universal Declaration of Human Rights organized by Italian chapters of Youth for Human Rights International.

Standing Up as a United Force for Human Rights
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Standing Up as a United Force for Human Rights

Capping an exceptional year of human rights activism with the celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

South Bay Religions Come Together in the Name of World Peace
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South Bay Religions Come Together in the Name of World Peace

Celebrating diversity at the Church of Scientology in San Jose

New Blog Offers Electroshock Victims & Families a Forum to Speak Out
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New Blog Offers Electroshock Victims & Families a Forum to Speak Out

CCHR's public awareness blog provides facts and warnings about electroconvulsive therapy and the need to ban it

Voices for Humanity Respects and Protects Human Rights With Christopher King
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Voices for Humanity Respects and Protects Human Rights With Christopher King

New episode of Voices for Humanity featuring Christopher King, grandson of blues legend B.B. King, premieres December 12, 2018.