Category Human Rights

'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.

Australians Are in Danger, Warns Psychiatric Watchdog
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Australians Are in Danger, Warns Psychiatric Watchdog

Citizens Commission on Human Rights documentary alerts Australians to dangerous practices that threaten the lives and wellbeing of the people of the country.

Human Rights Group Promotes Positive Change in the Gambia
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Human Rights Group Promotes Positive Change in the Gambia

The partnership between Youth for Human Rights International and the Beakanyang Kafoo nonprofit continues to infuse a culture of humane values into the country through grassroots human rights education.

Human Rights Education: A Solution to Hate Speech
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Human Rights Education: A Solution to Hate Speech

Youth for Human Rights launched an anti-hate campaign on the anniversary of the Unite the Right demonstration in Charlottesville, Virginia, that left 30 injured and one person dead.

Warning the State of Mexico About Psychiatric Abuse
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Warning the State of Mexico About Psychiatric Abuse

Citizens Commission on Human Rights brings Psychiatry: An Industry of Death Exhibit to the capital of the State of Mexico

What Does Human Rights Look Like?
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What Does Human Rights Look Like?

Pascal Chukwuebuka Nwoga is a human rights activist from Nigeria who brings human rights to life for the children at home and in nearby West African countries.

Protesting the Use of Antidpressants on Children
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Protesting the Use of Antidpressants on Children

CCHR challenges psychiatrists at the World Congress of the International Association for Adolescent and Child Psychiatrists to cease prescribing dangerous drugs to children.

CCHR the Halt to Prescribing Dangerous Psychiatric Drugs to Children
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CCHR the Halt to Prescribing Dangerous Psychiatric Drugs to Children

Human Rights group challenges psychiatrists at the World Congress of the International Association for Adolescent and Child Psychiatrists to cease prescribing dangerous drugs to children.

Human Rights Summit Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the UDHR
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Human Rights Summit Celebrates the 70th Anniversary of the UDHR

The 15th annual Human Right Summit of Youth for Human Rights International accomplished many milestones while bringing together exceptional young human rights advocates with high-level leaders in the venue that symbolizes international cooperation toward common goals — UN headquarters in New York.

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