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West Papuan separatists hand petition to UN human rights chief – Channel NewsAsia


West Papuan separatists hand petition to UN human rights chief  Channel NewsAsia

GENEVA: A separatist movement in Indonesia’s West Papua province delivered a petition with 1.8 million signatures demanding an independence …

Nashua social justice activist selected as finalist in contest | News, Sports, Jobs – Nashua Telegraph


Nashua social justice activist selected as finalist in contest | News, Sports, Jobs  Nashua Telegraph

NASHUA – City resident Jordan Thompson will be among 10 young men of color and 12 adults traveling to Oakland, California, to attend the MBK (My Brother’s …

Human Rights Double Standard: Iranian Sanctions Impact the Most Vulnerable – JURIST


Human Rights Double Standard: Iranian Sanctions Impact the Most Vulnerable  JURIST

JURIST Guest Columnist Dr. Anicée Van Engeland, a Senior Lecturer in International Security and Law at Cranfield University, draws attention to the …

26 Best Social Justice Movies & Documentaries – Complex


26 Best Social Justice Movies & Documentaries  Complex

From films on inequality to the criminal justice system, these are the best social justice documentaries and movies on Netflix right now.

Decades of poetry, activism earn Gloria House prestigious Kresge Award – Detroit Free Press


Decades of poetry, activism earn Gloria House prestigious Kresge Award  Detroit Free Press

Gloria House’s decades of poetry and social justice activism have earned the Detroiter Kresge’s Eminent Artist of 2019 prize.

Japan must stand with Vietnamese human rights activists – Al Jazeera English


Japan must stand with Vietnamese human rights activists  Al Jazeera English

As Vietnam’s largest bilateral donor, Japan is in a unique position to raise human rights issues.

Social justice movement inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. waging new war on poverty – WDSU New Orleans


Social justice movement inspired by Martin Luther King Jr. waging new war on poverty  WDSU New Orleans

In December 2017, 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr. called for a multiracial, nonviolent army of the poor, a new generation of activists resurrected the civil …

From Human Rights to Sci-Fi – Duke Today


From Human Rights to Sci-Fi  Duke Today

Robin Kirk’s new novel “The Bond” imagines a futuristic world in which women rule and fantastical creatures roam. We asked Kirk, who co-directs the Duke …

What Is Social Justice Education Anyway? – Education Week


What Is Social Justice Education Anyway?  Education Week

It’s easy to agree that education should be the great human equalizer, but implementing social justice pedagogy takes work, writes Crystal Belle.

Dutch Postcode Lottery Continues Support Human Rights – Human Rights Watch


Dutch Postcode Lottery Continues Support Human Rights  Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch thanks the Dutch Postcode Lottery and its players for their steadfast support of our work with €1.35 million a year for another five years.