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Human Rights: act

Human Rights Events

Free Minds, Free People
Host: Education for Liberation Network
Dates: July 9-12, 2015
Location: Oakland, CA
Free Minds, Free People is a national conference that brings together teachers, high school and college students, researchers, parents and community-based activists/educators from across the country to build a movement to develop and promote education as a tool for liberation. We seek to develop ways of teaching and learning both in and out of school that help us to build a more just society. The conference is a space in which these groups can learn from and teach each other, sharing knowledge, experience and strategies.

5th Global Conference on Genocide
Host: International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS)
Date: 26-29 June, 2016
Location: Hebrew University of Jerusalem & Van Deer Institute, Jerusalem
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Petitions

DOJ: Prosecute Those Responsible for the Abhorrent CIA Torture Program!
Back in 2007, former President Bush defended U.S. detention and interrogation practices for supposed terror suspects, saying “this administration does not torture people.” Revealed in the 600-page CIA Torture Report are hideous, disgusting, and inhumane abuses committed by CIA officials against “terror suspects.” Please sign this petition to demand the Department of Justice hold senior Bush administration officials, the CIA, and US government officials involved in the creation and implementation of this torture program accountable for these sickening and inhumane crimes so that they may never happen again. Sign Here!


Hold the Wall
The federal government will soon make a decision on approving the Enbridge Northern Gateway tar sands pipelines and tankers project. The Yinka Dene Alliance of First Nations is committed to using all lawful means to stop this devastating project from ever being built through our territories, and has joined with other First Nations to create a powerful and unbroken wall of opposition. We are asking you to stand with us to Hold the Wall. SIGN NOW!