UN Report Cites “Serious Human Rights Violations” in China

A UN report holds China accountable for “serious human rights violations” in its Xinjiang province. Find out what the allegations entail and how China is responding to the findings.

Healthy Environment a Human Right, UN Declares

A healthy environment is a human right and vital to the enjoyment of other rights, according to a new UN General Assembly resolution. Find out why this is both a cause for celebration and a call to action.

Truth and Reconciliation Day – “There Is No Try”

The National Day of Truth and Reconciliation is a new holiday in Canada. Find out what prompted the holiday’s declaration and why I’m reflecting on the value of symbolic gestures versus practical action.

Indigenous Rights Debated While First Nations Lack Safe Water

Indigenous rights were the subject of new legislation in Canada’s parliament. Discover why practical steps to provide safe drinking water mean more to Canada’s First Nations communities. (4:30 min read)

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The Origins of Totalitarianism – A Human Rights Day Book Review

International Human Rights Day is the perfect time to review a classic book. Find out why The Origins of Totalitarianism is rated one of the top non-fiction books of the 20th century. (5:30 min read)