Human Rights Day 2011: Church of Scientology Spearheading Human Rights Education.

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On the 63rd anniversary of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the Church of Scientology urges mandatory human rights education as the key to its full implementation of the Declaration.Human rights are the rights that belong to everyone without exception—to people of any color, creed, age, ethnicity or gender. But as United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon pointed out in his Human Rights Day message this year, “…unless we know them, unless we demand they be re … [Read more...]

Human rights activist to launch Duarte youth program

Scientologist Tim Bowles was featured in an article in the San Gabriel Valley Tribune about the human rights initiative he is launching in Southern California.  Mr. Bowles, an attorney, is founder of the African Human Rights Leadership Campaign and heads up the Human Rights Office of the  Church of  Scientology of Pasadena. --------- As director for international development of Youth for Human Rights, Timothy Bowles has helped empower and educate youth in impoverished and war-torn African co … [Read more...]

Church of Scientology Promotes Human Rights Education

How important are human rights? Long before the phrase “human rights” came into existence, men and women fought and died for basic human freedoms. In fact, this struggle has lasted thousands of years and still continues today.Ultimately, human rights are the basis of everything people cherish about their way of life. In their absence, lasting happiness is impossible, because there is no personal security, no freedom and no opportunity. Thus, all peoples have long recognized their fundamental … [Read more...]

What are Human Rights?

With Human Rights Day--December 10--right around the corner, here is a video to explain what human rights are and why all of us need to be involved in making them a fact for everyone. … [Read more...]

IAS Freedom Medal Winner–Mary Shuttleworth

Another winner of the IAS Freedom Medal, in 2007, was Mary Shuttleworth.  Here is an article on her work: Meet a Scientologist—Mary Shuttleworth, Opening the Door to Opportunity for an Entire Generation of Youth Overcoming her own study difficulties through L. Ron Hubbard Study Technology, Dr. Mary Shuttleworth became an educator and touched the lives of millions of youth with her human rights education initiative.How many bright, creative children give up on their goals, frustrated with le … [Read more...]

Human Rights Awareness

In commemoration of  the anniversary of the IAS (International Association of Scientologists), enjoy this well executed, brief documentary on the IAS-sponsored Human Rights campaign. … [Read more...]

Debt Slavery–Modern Day Human Trafficking

The Youth For Human Rights video Public Service Announcement is true.According to an excellent article in National Geographic, "There are more slaves today than were seized from Africa in four centuries of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. The modern commerce in humans rivals illegal drug trafficking in its global reach—and in the destruction of lives."There is an excerpts of this article online.  To read the full article requires a subscription to the magazine. … [Read more...]

Human Rights – What are they?

Human Rights Day (Dec 10th) is rapidly approaching. So I thought it appropriate to write something about what Human Rights are so, hopefully, more people will be celebrating that day.These rights are vital to us all. Without them we are not free, there is no justice, we cannot speak our mind, we can be starved, we can be controlled against our will and worse. Yet many people have no idea what Human Rights are.So what are Human Rights? Where did the idea come from? What do they have to do … [Read more...]


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