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6 Nobel Laureates: Stop the Nuclear Insanity

This month the United Nations has the opportunity to take a major step toward the elimination of nuclear weapons. It is an opportunity that must not be lost.

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Moving the Dial on Torture

Twelve Nobel Peace Prize laureates sent a joint letter to President Barack Obama on the use of torture by the US. Obama responded.

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After receiving the response, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chairman of José Ramos-Horta writes about courage.

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George Clooney talks to's Youth Ambassadors about how elementary and high school kids can help the people of Sudan. Find out about school sponsorships and other ways to help.


We need the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the human rights movement it started, now more than ever. Have you read it?
Today there are approximately 1.3 million Rohingya living in Burma, Muslims in a predominantly Buddhist country. Herded into concentration camps, denied access to basic services such as medicine, they are essentially being exterminated. The ethnic conflict between the the Buddhist and the Muslims of Burma’s Rakhine state is not something that just flared on its own. As usual, foreign influence plays a part in its origins.  



Meet a human rights hero

When human rights abusers, conflict and atrocities dominate the headlines, they can appear to be everywhere. So it is particularly important to know and acknowledge the people at the other end of the spectrum, the people who devote their lives to upholding the rights outlined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Meet some heroes