India, Human Rights and the Bhullar Case

Commenting on the conditions of imprisonment, Gurpatwant Pannun emphasized, “Bhullar has been detained for the last eighteen years in appalling conditions, including solitary confinement.

“Chimes of Freedom” Celebrates the Power of Music and Activism

When oppressive regimes clamp down on their citizens, freedom of expression—free speech—is always the first thing to go. Dictators have a lot to fear from individuals speaking up—through their writings, through art and film and music.

Mary Robinson and The Elders Make Child Marriage Prevention a Top Priority

On a daily basis, twenty-five thousand girls are married before they reach the age of eighteen. To grasp the numbers in real time, that is the equivalent of nineteen girls being married without their consent every minute.

“The Whistleblower:” Amplifying the Reality of Human Trafficking

The story’s trajectory follows Kathryn Bokovac from her discovery of trafficking corruption, complicity, and cover-ups through her efforts to report her findings—despite files of evidence disappearing and witness tampering.

Why Torture is a Moral Issue

Rev. Richard L. Killmer said, “Torture is wrong. This is an absolute moral principle. Our leaders sometimes forget this.”

Sexual Trafficking in Israel

On the buying of sex, Sakow said, “Where there’s men, there’s trafficking. It has nothing to do with religion.”

A Lesson From Joseph Sebarenzi for 2011

Embracing forgiveness on a personal level, as well as a national and community level, is integral to Sebarenzi’s philosophy.

Human Rights and Sex Trafficking: A Film Forum

For every person who views a documentary, there is an exponential effect. They talk about it, they write about it, and sometimes they turn activist.”

“The Unheard Truth: Povery and Human Rights”

Khan’s contention is that poverty is a human rights issue, and therefore defending those rights must be at the core of efforts to end poverty.

Speak Up for Human Rights – The Price of Silence is Much Too High

With Barack Obama poised to take office in January 2009, one of the major lessons his  candidacy has offered is that movements are built from individuals taking action. In an effort to rally attention to the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Amnesty International, working in cooperation with Link TV: Television Without […]