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CRPD – Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

The United State of America presents itself as a light of liberty and defender of democracy to the world. One of the best indicators...
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Write for Rights – Indigenous Independence is Instrumental to Realize Human Right to Food...

Normally, the biggest buzz on the opening day of the Hawaii State Legislature is what kind of grinds are being served in each office....
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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,...

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...

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...

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                                             ...

United Nations Human Rights Highest Body Holds Elections for Members to Support Global Movement...

Write4Rights "Round Our World United Nations Human Rights Highest Body Holds Elections for Members to Support Global Movement to Defend Dignity, Ensure Equality & Forge...

Peace Day Ceremony community service opportunity

Peace Day is becoming a big-time rally messaging world leaders.  War is not to be tolerated as the history of war is empirical evidence...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Joshua Cooper - The commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. ‘s birthday offers an annual opportunity to reflect on the human rights movement King was...

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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...
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...

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

Khemaran Dinh                                             ...