Monday, March 25, 2019

U.S. Civil Society Shapes Focus for Human Rights Review at Universal...

Joshua Cooper Director Four Freedoms Forum Director Hawaii Institute for Human Rights A new feature of the UN Human Rights Council is creating a forum to promote...

Writes in Action

Cultural Rights

THE UNITED NATIONS DISCUSSES OCEANS

By Joshua Cooper The first world conference for one of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN Ocean Conference, focused on SDG...

Environmental Rights

THE UNITED NATIONS DISCUSSES OCEANS

By Joshua Cooper The first world conference for one of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN Ocean Conference, focused on SDG...

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Dollar profits dominate politics determining the direction of national policies. Corporations control certain factors regarding the future of our country. Citizens united in civil...
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November 9 Significance in U.S. Connected to Lessons of Freedom & Human Rights in...

November 9 is a significant day in history. it will continue to hold an importance on the domestic front for some states and the...

THE UNITED NATIONS DISCUSSES OCEANS

By Joshua Cooper The first world conference for one of the 17 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the UN Ocean Conference, focused on SDG...
KKF representative at UNPFII

Human Rights at the United Nations

One doesn’t expect their handiwork to appear often on the opinion page of The Wall Street Journal, especially if your profession focuses on peace,...

Grassroot news

The UN Expert Mechanism Matures & Motivates at Third Session

Joshua Cooper Director INDIG Director Hawaii Insititute for Human Rights The new mechanism in the global human rights machinery focusing on indigenous rights is illuminating insight into...

The Modern Killing Fields: Khmer Krom Buddhists targeted for ethnic cleansing in the Mekong...

Khemaran Dinh                                             ...
Indigenous Rights violation in Vietnam, government takes over holy ground

In Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, State Authority confiscate religious ground for residential use

In a troubling trend of renewed rights violation and state control over religious and culture institution, on December 30th, 2016 the local authority in...

Blue & Green Friday Replacing Black Friday Supporting Dignity Not Dollars and Deals

The holiday season begins with overconsumption of everything available and possible to acquire.  Every year,  the consumerism countdown to Christmas devours more hours requiring...

America Has Quite a Way of Saying Thank You

Thanksgiving Needs Some New Traditions Including Tolerance and Trust Indigenous peoples are asking as we commemorate Thanksgiving to honor the treaties between the two nations. ...

Human Rights Education

Universal Periodic Review Concludes Second Cycle and Shares Specific Campaign for...

While Halloween was gathering a greater following with more and more people partying around the planet, another global phenomenon was reaching a respectable plateau...