As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70 – is it time for a new approach?

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Barbara von Ow-Freytag, Journalist, political scientist and adviser, Prague Civil Society Centre As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights turns 70, a new generation of human rights activists are reinventing themselves to fight for old rights amid a […]

Human rights breaches in Bangladesh, Cuba and Vietnam

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs deplore government crackdowns on the media, political opposition and human rights defenders in Bangladesh, Cuba and Vietnam. On Thursday, the European Parliament adopted three resolutions taking stock of the human rights situation in Bangladesh, Cuba and Vietnam. Bangladesh must end crackdown on the […]

70 years after the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, this is why we need dignity more than ever

This article is brought to you thanks to the strategic cooperation of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Crown Prince Haakon of Norway Co-founder, Global Dignity & John Osborn, Board Chair, Global Dignity & Cynthia Guyer, Executive Director, Global Dignity Seventy years ago, the founders of the United Nations put our understanding of our shared humanity […]

Torture is unacceptable and unjustified ‘at all times’ underscore top UN officials

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Torture in any form, is absolutely unacceptable and can never be justified, top United Nations officials said on Tuesday, urging great support for victims worldwide. In his message to mark the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that […]