9 Facts About the ACLU
"The American Civil Liberties Union is one of the most famous civil-rights organizations in the U.S., defending First Amendment freedoms for everyone, regardless of their views. Here are nine things you might not know about the almost century-old organization."
- Finishing the Dream
"In partnership with the W.K. Kellogg Foundation, NBC Learn brings the Civil Rights era to life with over one hundred archival clips
and original town hall conversations from around the country. If you are having trouble viewing the videos, click here."
- How the world violates human rights, country by country - Article + Interactive map
"Human Rights Watch identifies the threats facing citizens in more than 90 countries including torture, detention and censorship.
Click on each shaded country (colour-coded by continent) for a snapshot of the situation there, according to HRW."
'failing on human rights'
"World leaders are failing to tackle human rights abuses around
the globe, Amnesty International says...
The report - which covers 150 countries - was published ahead of the
60th anniversary of the human rights declaration, which was adopted
on 10 December 1948. "
It is a "pictorial version of the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights, laying out the 30 rights all humans are entitled to
but in language that kids can understand."
HUMAN RIGHTS DAY, December
- Human Rights
"The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly's
adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration
of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights..."