Category Human Rights

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

CCHR Exhibit Exposes Human Rights Abuses in the Mental Health Industry
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CCHR Exhibit Exposes Human Rights Abuses in the Mental Health Industry

Mental Health watchdog Citizens Commission on Human Rights Psychiatry: An Industry of Death exhibit in Washington, D.C., tells the untold story of the mental health industry.

Tennessee United for Human Rights Working for the Dream
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Tennessee United for Human Rights Working for the Dream

Human Rights group forwards the dream of Martin Luther King Jr. through its award-winning education campaign

A Year for Human Rights Begins in Amsterdam
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A Year for Human Rights Begins in Amsterdam

Church of Scientology Amsterdam kicks off the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights at its stunning new home

Indigenous Dayak Farmers Speak Out on Discrimination Against Palm Oil
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Indigenous Dayak Farmers Speak Out on Discrimination Against Palm Oil

Discrimination against palm oil is discrimination against indigenous peoples who depend on the crop for empowerment.

Combating Bullying of Mexico City Special Needs Kids
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Combating Bullying of Mexico City Special Needs Kids

Youth for Human Rights partners with Mexico City Department of Special Education to make schools safe for children. Educators train on human rights curriculum to reach more than one million youths.

Helping Refugees in Spain Understand Their Human Rights
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Helping Refugees in Spain Understand Their Human Rights

With triple the refugees arriving in Spain in 2017, the National Church of Scientology of Spain works with immigrant groups to help secure their rights.

Implementation of the UDHR: Problems and Solutions
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Implementation of the UDHR: Problems and Solutions

As the United Nations launches the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the Brussels-based Churches of Scientology for Europe rings in the year with a roundtable on the importance of full implementation of the document.

Setting in Motion a Year of Human Rights
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Setting in Motion a Year of Human Rights

Church of Scientology Denmark initiates a year-long campaign to raise awareness of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Drugging of Children and Vets Exposed
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The Drugging of Children and Vets Exposed

Citizens Commission on Human Rights Traveling Exhibit opened in Burbank, California, focusing on the harm caused by the psychiatric drugging of veterans and children.

2017 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed!
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2017 Gay Travel Award Winners Revealed!

23 leading LGBTQ, inclusive and accepting winners selected from hundreds of finalists.

Annual Human Rights Walk in The Woodlands, Texas
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Annual Human Rights Walk in The Woodlands, Texas

Youth for Human Rights raising awareness of human trafficking and other human rights violations in the greater Houston area

Celebrating Human Rights in a Landmark Year
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Celebrating Human Rights in a Landmark Year

The Church of Scientology of Washington State launches a campaign in advance of the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Scientologists March in Hungary for the Religious Freedom of All
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Scientologists March in Hungary for the Religious Freedom of All

Some 1,500 Scientologists from across Europe marched in Budapest in support of religious freedom for Scientology in Hungary and for members of all faiths that have come under attack through Hungary's new religion law.

Special Human Rights Day Program Teaches Kids Their Rights
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Special Human Rights Day Program Teaches Kids Their Rights

The Church of Scientology Nashville raises awareness of human rights in commemoration of the 69th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Human Rights Day Uplifts Leaders of Tomorrow
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Human Rights Day Uplifts Leaders of Tomorrow

The Celebration of International Human Rights Day at the First Amendment Center in Nashville, Tennessee, acknowledges human rights heroes.

Religious Freedom Round Table on Human Rights Day
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Religious Freedom Round Table on Human Rights Day

Rocky Mountain chapter of United for Human Rights co-hosts panel discussion on Freedom of Religion and Belief at the Church of Scientology Colorado

Human Rights: A Hot Topic at the Ontario Science Centre
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Human Rights: A Hot Topic at the Ontario Science Centre

Human Rights Day celebration at Ontario Science Centre gives voice to activists of all ages.

The Ultimate Hate Crime Inspires a Movement of Tolerance
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The Ultimate Hate Crime Inspires a Movement of Tolerance

Church of Scientology Sacramento Celebrates International Human Rights Day with an interfaith celebration of tolerance.

Launching a Year-Long Campaign Leading Up to the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
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Launching a Year-Long Campaign Leading Up to the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Commemorating the Dec. 10, 1948, adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) by the United Nations, Scientology Churches and Missions launch a year of activities to raise awareness and implementation of the rights enshrined in the document

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the Gay Travel Awards Are Here!
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It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year, the Gay Travel Awards Are Here!

2017 Gay Travel Awards Nominations Revealed

GayTravel.com Announces Last Minute Thanksgiving Travel Inspiration, Miami White Party Week
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GayTravel.com Announces Last Minute Thanksgiving Travel Inspiration, Miami White Party Week

Let's Get Out There! suggests heading to Miami to attend White Party Week Nov. 23-27, the World's oldest and largest HIV/AIDS fundraiser.

Scientology: Helping Secure the Human Rights of Political Refugees
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Scientology: Helping Secure the Human Rights of Political Refugees

Human Rights seminar hosted by the National Church of Scientology of Spain trained a corps of political refugees to deliver human rights education.

Scientology Churches Around the World Promote Freedom of Religion and Belief
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Scientology Churches Around the World Promote Freedom of Religion and Belief

In an era of religious repression, terrorism and unconscionable acts of hate playing out in the media, Scientology Churches open their doors on International Religious Freedom Day in the name of peace.