Bloggers Unite for Human Rights

Bloggers UniteBloggers Unite is urging bloggers worldwide to focus on human rights issues on May 15:

While the words might change from country to country and are sometimes taken for granted, human rights represent one of the universally agreed upon ideas — that all people are born with basic rights and freedoms that include life, liberty, and justice. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights adopted by the United Nations.

Bloggers Unite For Human Rights challenges bloggers everywhere to help elevate human rights by drawing attention to the challenges and successes of human rights issues on May 15. What those topics may include — the wrongful imprisonment of journalists covering assemblies, governments that ignore the plight of citizens, and censorship of the Internet. What is important is that on one day, thousands of bloggers unite and share their unified support of human rights everywhere.

Amnesty International is co-sponsoring the event and has compiled a list of human rights priorities that can serve as starting points for a post. I’ll be writing about gay and lesbian human rights. What about you?

Via John and Jasmine

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