Human Rights

Democracy Dialogue TRAILER- Gandhi  & ElBaradei Democracy Dialogue TRAILER- Gandhi & ElBaradei

WHAT HAS HAPPENED IN EGYPT IN THE LAST FEW MONTHS AND COUPLE OF YEARS HAS STIRRED THE WHOLE WORLD DEMOCRACY DIALOGUE CONVERSATIONS INSPIRED BY THE JANUARY 25 REVOLUTION A time of COMMON PURPOSE SOLIDARITY a time when the IMPOSSIBLE BECAME POSSIBLE www.democracydialog.com

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Democracy in Central Europe After Thirty Years Wrap-Up Democracy in Central Europe After Thirty Years Wrap-Up

♪♪♪ Our purpose today is twofold. We want to celebrate the momentous breakthrough for democracy that occurred 30 years ago, and we also want to examine the present situation in Poland in Central Europe and the challenges that lie ahead. Mr. President, I’ll begin my remarks today with the same words that you used to…

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Amb. Sam Brownback Remarks | 2019 Democracy Award Amb. Sam Brownback Remarks | 2019 Democracy Award

What a pleasure to be back with you here and at such an important time and such a a key occasion. And I’m delighted for the work that the NED does, you’ve done excellent work for the many years that I’ve been associated with you. He forgot my most important title though that I have…

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Kim Jong-un opens luxury ‘socialist utopia’ city built using ‘slave labour’ – Today News Kim Jong-un opens luxury ‘socialist utopia’ city built using ‘slave labour’ – Today News

 North Korea leader Kim Jong-un has officially opened a”socialist utopia” with new apartments, hotels and a ski resort using what  human rights activists have likened to “slave labour”  Samjiyon near Mount Paektu has been described as the “epitome of modern civilisation” and Jong-un cut the ribbon of the city on Monday  , which is said…

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20 Years of the World Movement for Democracy 20 Years of the World Movement for Democracy

It’s a very lonely struggle if you’re an activist in a difficult country. You sometimes feel abandoned, you feel like you have no friends, you can lose hope. People can, you know, give in to despair. And by having a network like this, by bringing people together who are from the front lines, who are…

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1989 30th Anniversary Tribute to Lech Wałęsa Wrap-Up 1989 30th Anniversary Tribute to Lech Wałęsa Wrap-Up

♪♪♪ Tonight we want to say thank you to Lech Walesa and to let him know that we have not forgotten the importance of that moment in 1980 when he jumped over that shipyard wall in Gdansk to join his fellows- He had been fired so he was rejoining them as colleagues. And to create…

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Impact | Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program Pillars Impact | Reagan-Fascell Democracy Fellows Program Pillars

In my first presentation I was surprised that many of the fellows said that, “just remove the name of the Philippines and it’s as if you’re talking about something that’s happening in my country.” The spirit of solidarity and camaraderie among the fellows, it’s something that I think I will treasure from the fellowship. It…

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The triumph of Human Rights: dream or nightmare? (26 Jan 2012) The triumph of Human Rights: dream or nightmare? (26 Jan 2012)

>>Great, thank you, Mike. Yes, as you’ve heard, the timing of this lecture has been unusually good. It was scheduled for this date originally because as many of you will be aware tomorrow is actually International Holocaust Remembrance Day. So this is why this lecture on the theme of human rights was initially scheduled for…

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