Human Rights

Afghan Families Being Forced To Sell Their Daughters Under Taliban

By Jordan Sekulow1636117140000

In a traumatic, but by no means all that surprising display, it is now being reported that desperate parents in Afghanistan are being forced to SELL THEIR DAUGHTERS. This because the Taliban was able to seize complete control of Afghanistan and institute its own sadistic form of Shariah law due to...

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ECLJ Report on Soros-Funded NGOs and ECHR Conflicts of Interest

By Grégor Puppinck1635253140000

A year and a half after its publication, a report on NGOs and the judges of the ECHR by the ACLJ’s international affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), continues to bear fruit. In what may be a most important move, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) has just modified its...

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Speaking Out on Behalf of the Persecuted in Burma at the UN

By Paul Archuleta1633447671222

According to a human rights group , the Burma (Myanmar) Army has killed more than 1,000 civilians since it seized power in February 2021. As we told you , the Burma Army took control of the government during a coup. Since then, it continues to discriminate against, persecute, and even kill...

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Intervening on Human Trafficking at the United Nations

By Jay Sekulow1628634660000

The issue of human trafficking is growing rapidly around the world affecting and trapping over 40 million victims . The Department of Justice has issued a report to address human trafficking. But it’s not enough to just talk about it – we need action. We’ve told you how we have called attention to...

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ACLJ Delivers Oral Intervention on Human Trafficking at the UN HRC

By CeCe Heil1628168340000

In its 47th Session, the U.N. Human Rights Council (HRC) convened on the topic of trafficking in persons. During the interactive dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on trafficking in persons, especially women and children, I presented an oral intervention regarding this modern-day slavery issue.

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ACLJ Files Submission to UN HRC On the Scourge of Human Trafficking

By Paul Archuleta1624885140000

In January 2021 , over 100 federal, state, and local law enforcement agents in California conducted a weeklong statewide operation to combat human trafficking. The annual operation titled “Operation Reclaim and Rebuild” resulted in the arrests of 450 people and the successful rescue of 39 victims,

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ACLJ Urges Immediate Action at the UN To Stop Human Trafficking

By Paul Archuleta1622033940000

Every day desperate individuals, who are trying to provide food and a better life for themselves and their families, face an unthinkable choice: risk being sold into modern slavery by human traffickers or go hungry. Unfortunately, many find themselves forced to take the gamble because the...

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Stop the Scourge of Global Human Trafficking

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Innocent lives are being exploited, abused, and utterly destroyed RIGHT NOW by the global scourge of human trafficking. Every day, desperate individuals face an unthinkable choice: risk being sold...

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Mass Atrocities Occurring in the Northern Tigray Region of Ethiopia

By Olivia Summers1620050340000

The U.S. State Department estimates that 4.5 million people in the predominantly Christian region of northern Ethiopia, known as the Tigray Region, are in need of humanitarian assistance. Thousands of civilians have been killed, and nearly 62,000 refugees have fled to Sudan. Ethiopia is located in...

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Exposing Ties Between Soros-Funded NGOs and ECtHR Judges – Part 3

By Grégor Puppinck1591016400000

ACLJ Note: The following report is the third and final in our three-part series by our European affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), exposing the extreme bias of the judges of the European Court of Human Rights. In the second installment , we discussed the case of Bulgarian...

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Exposing Ties Between Soros-Funded NGOs and ECtHR Judges – Part 2

By Grégor Puppinck1588171193073

ACLJ Note: The following report is the second in a three-part series by our European affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), exposing the extreme bias of the judges of the European Court of Human Rights. In the first installment , we discussed the relationships between the judges...

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Exposing Ties Between Soros-Funded NGOs and ECtHR Judges – Part 1

By Grégor Puppinck1586984973523

ACLJ Note: The following report is the first in a three-part series by our European affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), exposing the extreme bias of judges of the European Court of Human Rights. Its publication provoked a storm in Europe and is now on the agenda of European...

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The ACLJ Fights for Human Rights at the Supreme Court

By Walter M. Weber1582059787560

The U.S. Supreme Court is hearing a case, for the second time, involving the federal government’s program of overseas aid to fight the spread of the HIV virus. In US Agency for International Development v. Alliance for Open Society International ( AID v. AOSI ), grantees challenged part of the 2003...

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Former European Court of Human Rights Judge Joins the ECLJ

By Grégor Puppinck1579796672403

In the recent months, the ACLJ’s European affiliate, the European Centre for Law and Justice (ECLJ), has proposed to several distinguished scholars and lawyers to become “Associate research fellow” with the ECLJ. Today, Professor Boštjan M. Zupančič, a former judge and President of the Third...

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What Emerges from the Molla Sali v. Greece Judgment

By Grégor Puppinck1546442813348

Does Sharia have its place in Europe? If so, under which conditions? These are the questions currently facing the bodies of the Council of Europe. Up to the 18 December 2018, the European Court of Human Rights considered that Sharia law is, in its very principle, incompatible with the values of...

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ECHR Upholds Blasphemy Conviction

By Grégor Puppinck1541691055380

Last week, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) upheld the conviction of an Austrian woman who made statements about the Prophet Mohammad’s marriage to a 6-year-old girl that were found to be in violation of Article 188 of Austria’s criminal code by “publicly disparaging an object of...

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Chemical Weapons Must Never Be Used Again

By ACLJ.org1491426911579

The world woke up on Tuesday to horrifying images and news out of Syria. Syrian government planes carried out chemical weapon attacks on its own civilians, killing at least 70 men, women, and children in Idlib. At least another 100 continue to be treated in hospitals. While the Syrian military...

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2016 Victories: Protecting Children From Sexual Exploitation

By ACLJ.org1480514400000

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the many victories by the ACLJ in 2016. "It would be better for him if a millstone were hung around his neck and he were thrown into the sea, than that he would cause one of these little ones to stumble.” – Jesus, Luke...

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Fidel Castro’s Death Response By Obama Admin

By Harry G. Hutchison1480450183886

The Obama Administration continues to engage in a preposterous pattern of behavior, which undermines respect for the rule of law, international human rights, and freedom everywhere. Responding to the death of Fidel Castro, a dictator who killed thousands, tortured and imprisoned many others, and...

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2016 Victories: Sgt. Martland Exonerated

By ACLJ.org1479749567809

This is the latest installment in a year-end series looking back at a few of the many victories by the ACLJ in 2016. Sergeant First Class Charles Martland – a decorated war hero who faced expulsion from the Army for defending a child – was exonerated in April 2016 and allowed to remain in the U.S.

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