New PDF release: Human Dignity: Eleven Defenders of Human Rights at Close

By Arne Peter Braaksma

"You has to be the swap you must see within the world"

Human Dignity takes you all over the world, offering the tales of 11 human rights defenders who act within the spirit of Gandhi’s motto: "You needs to be the swap you must see within the world." every one of them has turn into a focus of combating human rights violations corresponding to land robbery, discrimination, the withholding of well-being prone, dictatorship, environmental destruction, and international warming.

The tales of those awesome women and men show the demanding situations and struggles dealing with those that communicate fact to energy. it'd be tough to not be encouraged by means of their resilience in attempting to create a greater world.

Human Dignity is the sequel to the profitable 9 Lives: Making the very unlikely attainable (New Internationalist, Oxford 2009) by way of a similar writer, which portrays 9 different human rights defenders.

Arne Peter Braaksma has labored as an editor within the united kingdom and as a journalist within the Netherlands, targeting human rights, the surroundings and company social responsibility.

Contributors: Rebiya Kadeer (East Turkestan / Uyghur), Soe Myint (Burma), Martin Macwan (India), Khassan Baiev (Chechnya), Aminatou Haidar (Western Sahara), Samuel Kofi Woods (Liberia), Vuyiseka Dubula (South Africa), Maria Gunnoe (United States), Pablo Fajardo (Ecuador), Liliana Ortega (Venezuela), Sheila Watt-Cloutier (Nunavut)

Show description

Read or Download Human Dignity: Eleven Defenders of Human Rights at Close Range PDF

Similar freedom & security books

Download e-book for kindle: Proceedings of the RAND Project Air Force Workshop on by Daniel Gonzales,Melvin Eisman,Calvin Shipbaugh,Timothy

It can be attainable for transatmospheric automobiles (TAVs) to insert payloads into low earth orbit or convey payloads to far-off goals inside of mins, to hold out quite a few sorts of army, civil, and advertisement missions. The promise of TAVs lies of their reusability and their strength power to release payloads at a lot cheaper price than latest rockets.

Mark M. Lowenthal,Robert M. Clark's The Five Disciplines of Intelligence Collection PDF

Top intelligence specialists Mark M. Lowenthal and Robert M. Clark convey you an all new, groundbreaking identify. The 5 Disciplines of Intelligence assortment describes, in non-technical phrases, the definition, background, procedure, administration, and destiny developments of every intelligence assortment resource (INT).

Download e-book for kindle: The CIA and the Congress for Cultural Freedom in the Early by Sarah Miller Harris

This e-book questions the traditional knowledge approximately probably the most arguable episodes within the chilly battle, and tells the tale of the CIA's backing of the Congress for Cultural Freedom. for almost twenty years in the course of the early chilly battle, the CIA secretly subsidized many of the world’s such a lot feted writers, philosophers, and scientists as a part of a crusade to avoid Communism from regaining a foothold in Western Europe and from spreading to Asia.

Download e-book for iPad: Forging the Star: The Official Modern History of the United by David S. Turk

What do assorted occasions equivalent to the mixing of the college of Mississippi, the federal trials of Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa, the war of words at Ruby Ridge, and the aftermath of storm Katrina have in universal? The U. S. Marshals have been instrumental in them all. no matter if pursuing risky felons in all the ninety four judicial districts or extraditing them from different international locations; conserving federal judges, prosecutors, and witnesses from threats; transporting and conserving prisoners and detainees; or administering the sale of resources acquired from illegal activity, the U.

Extra resources for Human Dignity: Eleven Defenders of Human Rights at Close Range

Example text

Download PDF sample

Human Dignity: Eleven Defenders of Human Rights at Close Range by Arne Peter Braaksma

by Richard

Rated 4.31 of 5 – based on 11 votes