These thought-provoking cartoons illustrate the meaning of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and conveys the importance of upholding the human rights and fundamental freedoms set forth in its thirty articles.
Rachel Corrie was a 23 mwaka old college student and human rights activist from Olympia, Washington. On March 16, 2003, she was run over and killed kwa an Israeli military bulldozer in Rafah, Gaza, while defending a Palestinian nyumbani from demolition. A gifted writer, Rachel left behind a series of diaries and emails from an early age which were crafted into a play kwa Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner. While the United States government in its annual human rights ripoti describes Rachel as "a US citizen peace activist" and designates her as a human rights observer, this is often obscured...
Millions are vulnerable to HIV infection through lack of prevention & those living with HIV don't have access to treatment & care. Universal access to HIV prevention, treatment & care is the key to ending the global AIDS epidemic.
Sudan and its Marafiki -- Syria, Saudi Arabia, China -- deny the atrocities in Darfur, and attack the members of the mission on Darfur as headed kwa Jody Williams. UN Watch confronts Sudan and its allies.
Taina Bien-Aime, Executive Director of Equality Now, an international human rights organization that works for the protection of the rights of women and girls, gives a graphic orodha of horrendous abuses faced kwa women around the world today.