Human Rights

This list includes every page tagged with "Human Rights."

  • By Sumbul Ali-Karamali
    From Beacon Press
    A direct counterpoint to fear mongering headlines about shariah law - a Muslim American legal expert tells the real story, eliminating stereotypes and assumptions with compassion, irony, and humor
  • By Judith Heumann, Kristen Joiner
    From Beacon Press
    One of the most influential disability rights activists in US history tells her personal story of fighting for the right to receive an education, have a job, and just be human
  • By Allison Hess, Bruce Knotts
    From UUA International
    With human rights under threat around the world, this Human Rights Day we all must be engaged to make sure that every person's human rights are respected and protected. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 71 years old today, lists the human rights that we must come together to fight for.
  • By Cathy Rion Starr
    From Uplift
    Last week, I stood in front of the ICE offices in Hartford for several hours -- ironically directly across the street from the lesbian law firm that my partner and I paid a lot of money to protect our queer family from the Trump administration (they helped us with the second parent adoption of our...
  • By Peter Jan Honigsberg
    From Beacon Press
    Firsthand testimonies from Guantánamo Bay, inspiring future generations to never repeat the human rights violations of the detention center
  • By Sherri Scott
    From UU World

    Award-winning environmental defender Alfred Brownell found renewed focus and faith in the battle to keep Liberia’s natural resources safe.

  • By Michael Hart
    From UU World

    Interfaith “Love Knows No Borders” action held in solidarity with migrants’ right to seek asylum.

  • By Malala Yousafzai
  • By Molly Housh Gordon
    From UU World

    Does the sin of white supremacy live in us or in the systems beyond us? 

  • By Artemis Joukowsky, Ken Burns
    From Beacon Press
    Official companion to the Ken Burns PBS film tells the little-known story of the Sharps, an otherwise ordinary couple whose faith and...