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MINORITY AFFAIRS: NWI has work to do on these 11 principles

MINORITY AFFAIRS: NWI has work to do on these 11 principles

As the welcomed advancement of an ethical framework to guide Northwest Indiana along the path of best practices continues to gain momentum, there are valuable opportunities to incorporate community-defining principles which enhance cultural competency and ensure ethical mandates such as equi…

April 20, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. should recognize rights of children

GUEST COMMENTARY: U.S. should recognize rights of children

Nov. 20 is Universal Children’s Day. This date marks the day the United Nations adopted the Declaration of the Rights of the Child in 1959 and the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989.

November 19, 2013 4:00 pm

E.C. Human Rights Commission to host Human Rights Day Dec. 10

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago Human Rights Commission will host its Human Rights Leadership Award in commemoration of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Day celebrated internationally. A breakfast featuring keynote speakers, will be held to recognize those who have demonstrated cont…

November 14, 2012 4:46 pm
YOUNG VOICES: GOP's goals invading Americans' private lives

YOUNG VOICES: GOP's goals invading Americans' private lives

It has come to my attention that the Republican Party has a few main goals, none of which involves the economy.

July 02, 2012 12:00 am
Freedom Riders Near Burning Bus

Freedom Riders Near Burning Bus

May 14, 1961, Anniston, Ala. — Passengers of this smoking Greyhound bus, some of the members of the "Freedom Riders," a group sponsored by the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), sit on the ground after the bus was set afire by a mob of people who followed the bus from the city. The mob met …

January 08, 2012 12:00 am
Attorney: Free trade, ecotourism can lead to human rights abuses in Mexico

Attorney: Free trade, ecotourism can lead to human rights abuses in Mexico

VALPARAISO | Ecotourism and the North American Free Trade Agreement often result in human rights violations toward the indigenous people of Mexico. 

November 05, 2011 8:45 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: A perfect storm in the Middle East

GUEST COMMENTARY: A perfect storm in the Middle East

Speaking at a recent international security conference, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said: "The region is being battered by a perfect storm of powerful trends." This raging storm, fomented by the autocratic governments' suppression of basic human rights, needs and freedom expressi…

March 08, 2011 12:00 am
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