Today, more than ever, grassroots activists are committed to protecting our Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. Use this comprehensive guide of resources to stay informed about how to fight back and get involved. Let’s continue to #resist and #DefendDACA.
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The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights guarantees transparency from member states, which are asked to outline how they preserve such rights within their nations.
Lambda Legal, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.
NDLON improves the lives of day laborers in the United States. To this end, NDLON works to unify and strengthen its member organizations to be more strategic and effective in their efforts to develop leadership, mobilize, and organize day laborers in order to protect and expand their civil, labor and human rights. NDLON fosters safer,…
The six principles of nonviolence are the fundamental principles of Dr. Martin Luther King’s philosophy of nonviolence as presented in the chapter “Pilgrimage to Nonviolence” published in his first book, Stride Toward Freedom. The following is a video series in which Dr. Bernard Lafayette expands on their meaning and application.
The following guides focus on each of the separate human rights protected under international law. These guides explain the scope of each right, summarize significant case law interpreting the right, and identify useful sources for further research.
The Responsibility to Protect doctrine (R2P) is not a new idea. It has been at the heart of the United Nations General Assembly discussions since 1946. Thus credit must be given to the International Law Commission and their magnum opus over the past 70 years on the responsibilities of states. The Security Council is the only means through which a state can legally intervene in the affairs of another state. This is determined by the legalities of a breach of International Peace and Security. Each participatory state of the United Nations is responsible for supplying in a timely manner the
The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international, nonviolent, and democratic membership organisation. Its members are indigenous peoples, minorities, and unrecognised or occupied territories who have joined together to protect and promote their human and cultural rights, to preserve their environments, and to find nonviolent solutions to conflicts which affect them.
The King Center is dedicated to educating the world on the life, legacy and teachings of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., inspiring new generations to further his work, and strengthening causes and changemakers who are continuing his efforts today.