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18Aug

FIU TUESDAYS TIMES ROUNDTABLE

The Tuesday Times Roundtable (TTR) is FIU’s weekly series of moderated conversations on The New York Times articles from the multiple viewpoints of students, faculty, and staff. All sessions are absolutely free, and include lunch. No RSVP is required; just show up! Our Directors Elizabeth Sanchez Vegas and Devorah Sasha will be lecturing Tuesday, September 11th 2018 from 12:30-1:30pm FIU Florida International University. GC 150. 11200 SW 8th St, Miami, FL 33199 Thursday, September 13th at 12:30pm to 1:30pm WUC – Wolfe University Center, International...

19Jul

Questions and answers about Human Rights

    Question: What are human rights? Human rights are moral entitlements that every individual in the world possesses simply in virtue of the fact that he or she is a human being. In claiming our human rights, we are making a moral claim, normally on our own government, that you cannot do that, because it is a violation of my moral sphere and my personal dignity. No-one – no individual, no government – can ever take away our human rights. Question: Where do...

05May

Freedon , Equality, Justice and Peace

International Solidarity for Human Rights “Freedom, Equality, Justice and Peace” By: Maria Burn At an early age, children are taught the interactive song, and quirky game, “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” to learn about the human body and build essential motor skills. It’s time to arm the youth with another set of tools essential to their development; their human rights. Perhaps through a song or a game, learning about the equipment that protects us from discrimination, inequality and slavery are just...

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