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Focus On Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights is 69 years old as of this month. It seems like it’s time to resurrect the spirit and driving energy of that ground-breaking document. In the summer of 1946 the UN’s new commission laid … Continue reading

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Norfolk, Nebraska’s Sister City

In late April of this year officials in the small city where I live, held a sister cities signing ceremony. The City of Norfolk, Nebraska hosted Malawi’s ambassador to the US, Yakobe Sawarengera and the mayor of Blantyre, Malawi, Wild … Continue reading

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International Justice Day

We might say that today’s holiday is celebrated by the underdogs of the World in the struggle to be heard against the clamor of the major powers.  It has taken many years to develop a system of international criminal justice.  … Continue reading

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Support Victims Of Torture

I think about the Inquisition, first of all, whenever the topic of torture comes up in conversation.  I also sometimes think of “Chinese Water Torture”.  I can’t help but wish the barbaric practice of torture would go away forever. Unfortunately … Continue reading

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