Almost every country on earth is battling issues of human rights violations. Human rights violations are injustices committed against the fundamental human rights set out by the international community under the banner of United Nations Declaration of Human Rights.
One of the countries in the world that is has been faced with its fair share of human rights violation is the United States. Despite this fact, it remains one of the countries that uphold human rights adequately. The United States is very outspoken on issues of human rights violation that happen either on their land or any other country in the world.
In the United States, the number of human, civil, and migrants’ rights group is very huge. All these groups have a responsibility of overseeing justice prevail in America and the world all over.
Some of the popular rights groups include; Amazon Watch, ACLU Immigrants` Right Project, The Advocates for Human Rights, The Advocates for Human Rights and Anti-Defamation League.
This is a rights group based in the Amazon region, U.S. the role of this group is to protect the rights of the people living in Amazon. Amazon Watch works with other organizations that operate in the region to ensure that all acts of injustices are highlighted. Learn more about Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin: http://james-larkin.com/press/ and http://james-larkin.com/
The group is involved actively in initiatives that promote civil rights of every resident of USA. Amazon Watch also addresses issues of environmental degradation in the area. Din one particular case they stood with the community in demanding action be taken against companies carrying out environmentally degrading projects.
ACLU Immigrants` Rights Project
ACLU Immigrants` Rights Project is involved in protecting human and civil rights of the people. The group uses the approach of outreach, litigation, and advocacy. The organization usually goes to courts to seek the interpretation of controversial laws. Read more: Michael Lacey | Twitter and Jim Larkin | Crunchbase
They also move to court to seek orders prohibiting implementation of some laws that do not obey the human rights charter. The group has a big role in the southern border with Mexico where cases of migrants’ torture and massive violations of human rights are recorded.
Ant-Defamation League (ADL)
This is an international group that protects the rights of Jewish community. The group was founded in 1913. The group has been educating communities on the importance of obeying human rights irrespective of one religious belief or origin. The group has also been involved in conflict resolution initiatives, especially in the Middle East region.
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
This is an organization that is based in Arizona. Its main activities revolve around providing financial solutions to non-profit migrants’ rights groups that exist in Arizona. The organization was started through the efforts of two journalists, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin.
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund was initiated with $3.75 million. So far they have funded a good number of rights groups in the state.