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United Human Rights Council Hosts Genocide Education Workshop

United Human Rights Council Hosts Genocide Education Workshop

The United Human Rights Council on Thursday, January 28, hosted a Genocide Education Workshop with the Armenian Youth Federation and the ARF Shant Student Association focusing on effective methods for implementing Armenian Genocide education in public schools.

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United Human Rights Council Pays Tribute To Struggle For Freedom in Turkey

United Human Rights Council Pays Tribute To Struggle For Freedom in Turkey

The continued struggle for freedom of speech in Turkey was the theme of the second annual Opposite of Silence event organized by the United Human Rights Council (UHRC) on January 15.

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UHRC Teams with Invisible Children to Expose Plight of Uganda’s Child Soldiers

UHRC Teams with Invisible Children to Expose Plight of Uganda’s Child Soldiers

On December 29th, 2009, the United Human Rights Council (UHRC) held a special documentary screening exposing the long-ignored terrors that plague the people of Northern Uganda.

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The Armenian Genocide (1915-1923)

The Armenian Genocide (1915-1923)

The Armenian Genocide, the first genocide of the 20th Century, occurred when two million Armenians living in Turkey were eliminated from their historic homeland through forced deportations and massacres between 1915-1918.

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The Dark Side of Your Sweet Treat

The Dark Side of Your Sweet Treat

We have all seen innocent looking chocolate commercials with adorable kids laughing and having a good time while enjoying their chocolate bars. Some brands are represented by bunnies, some with oversized M&Ms, and some are so famous that they are known worldwide brands such as Hershey, Mars and Nestle. Although they are competing brands they have a couple of things in common: they’re most definitely delicious, and they have one dark secret: CHILD LABOR.

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The Opposite of Silence

The Opposite of Silence

“The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in momen’s of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” Martin Luther King Jr.’s words never rang as true as they did this week. As millions of people continued to pour into the nation’s capital on the day […]

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