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Here are the top ten articles for the Human Rights Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. 12 Years a Slave Movie Review
A review on the movie 12 Years a Slave, which is based on a true story.
2. Charlie Hebdo and Freedom of Speech
On January 7, 2015, terrorists attacked a French magazine known for its offensive cartoons. While free speech is important to protect, here are some things you may not have considered.
3. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Martin Luther King, Jr. was an American activist best known for his advancement of civil rights.
4. Get Involved Now
Ideas to get involved in human rights advocacy today.
5. Compassion Quotes
A collection of quotes that discuss the nature of human compassion.
6. Global Gendercide
Gendercide is the killing of people of a certain gender (in this case, girls). Global gendercide is a huge problem that we must take a stand against.
7. The Senate's CIA Torture Report
In December 2014, the U.S. Senate released a report revealing new details about the interrogation techniques used against prisoners following the attack on September 11, 2001. Many of these techniques were purely and simply torture, and gross violations against the human rights of those prisoners.
8. Hong Kong Protests
At the end of September 2014, tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets of Hong Kong to protest for universal suffrage.
9. Aung San Suu Kyi
Human rights activist Aung San Suu Kyi spent the better part of two decades under house arrest for defending human rights. Her passion for human rights sets an inspiring example for human rights activists everywhere.
10. Giving to Charity Intelligently
The holidays inspire many people to give to others. Unfortunately, not all charities out there are legitimate. Here are some ways you can be sure that your money is given to people who are truly in need.
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