human rights violations

Stewart Burns 02-01-2012

In “’Humankind’s Most Savage Cruelty,’” I describe how it will take every weapon in the arsenal of nonviolence to end the global slave trade. Here are some resources for getting started on this most vital mission.

Will you be giving up chocolate for Lent? Coffee? Then why not fast for justice? Why not abstain from shopping at grocery stores that scoff at the notion of Fair Trade for farmworkers here at home?

Cesar Baldelomar 02-16-2011

On May 30, 2009, a terrorist attack in Arizona ended the lives of two U.S. citizens -- a Latino man and his 9-year-old daughter.

Maryada Vallet 02-09-2011
The shooting in Tucson, Arizona has spurred numerous 'calls for civility' in the heated political tension of Arizona and beyond.
Elizabeth Palmberg 01-10-2011
As voting continues in South Sudan's week-long independence referendum, which started yesterday, here are a few key links to keep you u
Rev. Thomas John 01-06-2011
In the wake of the horrendous tragedy of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami ever
Eugene Cho 12-01-2010

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Maryada Vallet 08-02-2010
In light of recent events in Arizona, I propose we lead in our communities where national and global leaders lag behind on issues of human rights and love of neighbor.
LaVonne Neff 05-07-2010

"On average," writes Jonathan Safran Foer, "Americans eat the equivalent of 21,000 animals in a lifetime." Alas, most of these animals came from factory farms, n

Katrina Abarcar 12-11-2009
For many of us in the U.S., the sometimes vicious attack ads of last year's presidential election are more than just a recent memory.
While the United States remains focused on health-care reform and back-to-school activities, the impact of the Honduras coup in June continues, much out of the popular media.
Marie Dennis 08-27-2009
They were a very diverse group -- students, a lawyer, Sisters of Mercy and Notre Dame, a union organizer, a teacher, survivors of the brutal 1980s in Honduras.
Jeannie Choi 08-14-2009
It's been more than a week since journalists Laura Ling and Euna Lee returned to American soil, and the entire world is waiting on baited breath to hear their stories.

Last weekend I watched the documentary Food, Inc. and it left me inspired in a surprising way

Katrina Abarcar 07-10-2009
Here is a moving expression of faith-based solidarity from Mrs.
Seth Naicker 03-06-2009
I guess that people are on a journey when it comes to faith. Some admit to being on a journey, while there are those who state they have arrived.