Category Human Rights

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.

Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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Celebrating the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Scientology Churches and groups in countries around the world celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, adopted by the United Nations on Dec. 10, 1948.

Voices for Humanity Exposes a Devastating Form of Medical Kidnapping With Allison Folmar
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Voices for Humanity Exposes a Devastating Form of Medical Kidnapping With Allison Folmar

Airing on the Scientology Network.

Church of Scientology Nashville Religious Freedom Day Service
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Church of Scientology Nashville Religious Freedom Day Service

Freedom of religion was the subject of a special Sunday service commemorating passage of the Religious Freedom Act of 1998.

Rock Band Plays an Unexpected Role in Human Rights Education
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Rock Band Plays an Unexpected Role in Human Rights Education

Rock and roll music group stops in Washington, D.C., to educate youth on how to protect their basic human rights as a part of their "30 Days 30 Rights" National tour.

'Oscar Arias: Without a Shot Fired' a Revolutionary Concept — Peace Without an Army on DOCUMENTARY SHOWCASE
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'Oscar Arias: Without a Shot Fired' a Revolutionary Concept — Peace Without an Army on DOCUMENTARY SHOWCASE

The story of one man's belief in national peace without the need of a military force premieres Nov. 16, 2018, on the Scientology Network.

Rev. Frederick Shaw: Rallying the NAACP to End Psychiatric Abuse of African American Children
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Rev. Frederick Shaw: Rallying the NAACP to End Psychiatric Abuse of African American Children

New documentary highlights one man's fight against multi-billion dollar psychiatric industry

'Voices for Humanity' Joins Fred Shaw in Fight for Human Rights
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'Voices for Humanity' Joins Fred Shaw in Fight for Human Rights

Helping to raise broad public awareness and pass legislation to prevent psychiatric abuse

5 Tips for a Stress-Free Life at Mental Health Day 'Lunch and Learn'
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5 Tips for a Stress-Free Life at Mental Health Day 'Lunch and Learn'

Mental health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights educated people on how to live stress-free. The presentation was a "lunch and learn" seminar at the Nashville Church of Scientology.

'Voices for Humanity' Shines Spotlight on Human Rights With Bollywood Star
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'Voices for Humanity' Shines Spotlight on Human Rights With Bollywood Star

"VOICES FOR HUMANITY" airs Wednesdays at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Scientology Network.

The Right to an Education Inspires the African Literacy Project
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The Right to an Education Inspires the African Literacy Project

At an open house at the Church of Scientology Pasadena, a human rights advocate briefs the community on the African Literacy Project and the results of its summer Youth Literacy Leadership Initiative in Liberia.

30 Days—30 Rights Concerts Empower Kids With Their Rights
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30 Days—30 Rights Concerts Empower Kids With Their Rights

Rock 4 Human Rights celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights with a month-long concert tour across America to raise human rights awareness.

The Gambia Youth Gain Practical Experience With Human Rights
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The Gambia Youth Gain Practical Experience With Human Rights

Bringing human rights to life for the next generation of The Gambia's leaders

Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit Exposes Abuse
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Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit Exposes Abuse

Citizens Commission on Human Rights presents shocking evidence of abuse affecting the people of Toronto.

Religious Leaders 'Speak Their Peace' at the Church of Scientology
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Religious Leaders 'Speak Their Peace' at the Church of Scientology

Tennessee United for Human Rights held a large interreligious, multicultural event for International Peace Day at the Church of Scientology community hall.

CCHR Warns Parents of the Danger of Psychiatric Drugs
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CCHR Warns Parents of the Danger of Psychiatric Drugs

As the new school year begins, Citizens Commission on Human Rights of Sacramento warns parents of the need to educate themselves about a potential threat to their children's survival.

3rd Annual Religions of the World Forum at the Church of Scientology
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3rd Annual Religions of the World Forum at the Church of Scientology

'Understanding' was the watchword of the first of a four-part series of religious freedom programs, scheduled over four consecutive weekend evenings at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles.

UN Human Rights Council Condemns Forced Psychiatric Practices
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UN Human Rights Council Condemns Forced Psychiatric Practices

CCHR urges need to ban coercive treatment and electroshock

Gentlemen Don't Stand by in the Face of Human Trafficking
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Gentlemen Don't Stand by in the Face of Human Trafficking

Florida youth learn a vital lesson from the grandson of jazz legend BB King.

Youth Forum on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals
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Youth Forum on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

Youth for Human Rights Nepal hosts regional summit in Kathmandu. Dignitaries, officials and youth delegates from 15 nations attend.