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Why the UN Chief’s Silence on Human Rights is Deeply Troubling – Human Rights Watch


Why the UN Chief’s Silence on Human Rights is Deeply Troubling  Human Rights Watch

Halfway through his first five-year term, U.N. Secretary General António Guterres is becoming defined by his silence on human rights — even as serious rights …

Opinion: ‘Social justice is just a buzzword’: A commentary on social justice at UP – The Beacon


Opinion: ‘Social justice is just a buzzword’: A commentary on social justice at UP  The Beacon

Social justice is a phrase that we hear often but rarely understand. To some, it is just an overused buzzword. Others view social justice as a type of movement …

Duke Ellington’s melodies carried his message of social justice – The Conversation – US


Duke Ellington’s melodies carried his message of social justice  The Conversation – US

From spirituals about the trials of slavery to the fight for civil rights and the modern rhythms of swing music, Duke Ellington told a story about black life that was …

We offer our take on the worst human rights abusers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe – Amnesty International


We offer our take on the worst human rights abusers in the Marvel Cinematic Universe  Amnesty International

Today sees the release of Avengers: Endgame, the 22nd instalment in a 22-film franchise that started more than a decade ago with Iron Man. Based on the …

European Union: Human Rights Questions for Candidates – Human Rights Watch


European Union: Human Rights Questions for Candidates  Human Rights Watch

Candidates for the European Parliament should clarify their positions on key human rights issues at a time when respect for human rights and the rule of law are …

This group of Patriots is working for social justice – The Boston Globe


This group of Patriots is working for social justice  The Boston Globe

Devin and Jason McCourty, Duron Harmon, and Matthew Slater recently attended pretrial hearings at Boston Municipal Court to gain insight on the judicial …

Conn. Court Considers Whether Elephants Deserve Human Rights – WBUR


Conn. Court Considers Whether Elephants Deserve Human Rights  WBUR

A nonprofit called the Nonhuman Rights Project want the court to recognize the animals’ “personhood,” a status that would entitle them to the same legal …

White evangelical pastors need to resurrect the social justice message of Jesus | Commentary – Orlando Sentinel


White evangelical pastors need to resurrect the social justice message of Jesus | Commentary  Orlando Sentinel

Shannon Green shares her thoughts on the Groveland Four panel discussion about improving race relations and the role that white pastors need to play.

Recovering the Christian Foundations of Human Rights – RealClearPolitics


Recovering the Christian Foundations of Human Rights  RealClearPolitics

Many progressives think that independence from religious belief is a crucial source of the power of human rights. According to many conservatives, the spurning …

Goodman Center to Host Ready4Change Social Justice Conference April 26 – madison365.com


Goodman Center to Host Ready4Change Social Justice Conference April 26  madison365.com

In a city lacking events focused on youth exercising social justice, The Ready4Change Social Justice Conference hopes to combine hip-hop, African culture and …