A YEAR FOR HUMAN RIGHTS IN CHINA An important statement from Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng. Please add your voice to their call by signing the petition.
Probably the most widespread complaint about human rights actions on China is that they “make no difference,” that the ruling party in China is “too strong, ” that “nothing can be done.” We don’t agree.
It is hard to envision having police come to your door to arrest you in the middle of the night, for having committed no crime. Harder still to envision their answer when you ask what you are being arrested for. “For your thoughts.” Yes it sounds like science fiction, George...
Stand with us in support of His Holiness the Dalai Lama by adding your name below. The letter will be released to the international media and delivered to the Chinese leadership. We the undersigned Nobel Peace Prize laureates, human rights leaders and concerned individuals wish to express our concern at...
The letter from Desmond Tutu to the Dalai Lama was originally published for signature in 2010. After we reached 10,000 signatures, the letter was closed and delivered. We re-opened the letter recently at the request of our viewers, who wanted to be able to add their names to the letter....
On May 18 thecommunity.com met up with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in Cedar Falls, Iowa, for a video shoot for thecommunity.com’s upcoming human rights campaign. The video will be released in late fall at the campaign’s launch.
U.S. President Barack Obama met with Nobel Peace Prize winner and Burmese pro-democracy opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office at the White House today.
Washington rolled out a red-carpet welcome on Wednesday for Myanmar democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi, who was to hold talks with President Barack Obama and finally receive Congress’s highest honor.
Nobel Peace Prize winner and Chairman of TheCommunity.com’s Advisory Board José Ramos-Horta puts some perspective on events in the Middle East. I share the civilized world’s revulsion at the destruction being wreaked by anti-US
Nobel laureate and former Egyptian Presidential candidate Mohamed ElBaradei called the killing of US Ambassador Christopher Stevens in Benghazi barbaric and unjustified, but said that it highlights the Muslim distrust of the West.