70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, December 10, 2018

On December 10, the United Nations will mark the 70th  anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. In an era of spreading nationalism and gross violations in places like Yemen, Myanmar, South Sudan and Venezuela, it is fair to ask … Continue reading

Facebook is hiring a director of human rights policy to work on “conflict prevention” and “peace-building”

Facebook  is advertising for a human rights policy director to join its business, located either at its Menlo Park HQ or in Washington DC — with “conflict prevention” and “peace-building” among the listed responsibilities. In the job ad, Facebook writes that as the … Continue reading

66th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

December 10 is the date of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by the United Nations 66 years ago. That important act was the result of many years of struggle against racism and colonialism, combined with the horrors of … Continue reading

Strong challenge to interfaith

“Something is deeply broken, badly broken,”The mission of IRFWP is the advance of harmony and cooperation among religions and believers.  These pages are used to provide information about the global, interfaith movement, and to provide information about world religions that…

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New U.N. Resolution Steers Away from 'Defamation of Religions' Concept

This article By Eric Young appears in the Christian PostThe U.N. Human Rights Council has adopted a resolution on religious intolerance that freedom watchdogs say marks a significant step away from the highly criticized "defamation of religions" concept.On Thursday, the…

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