Human rights ought to be guarded. Every person is entitled to a decent and a peaceful life. Over the years, the violence of the civil and human rights has been on the rise. The migrants have been mistreated, and their rights violated. But various groups have come up to advocate for the human, migrants and civil rights. Below are the groups;
1] Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund
It is an organization that was founded by the journalists Jim and Michael. Their aim was to support the migrant rights organizations based in the Arizona. It got established in the year 1970. Being the only journalist in those days, Jim Larkin and Michael got arrest and jailed for writing and advertising.
Jim and Michael are the co-founders of the Village Voice Media and the Phoenix. They received a total of #3.75 million as a court settlement from the arrest in 2007. They have dedicated their lives and funds in financing the immigrant’s right foundations.
The Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund has been on the forefront in advocating the freedom of speech, civic participation as well as civil, migrant and human rights.
2] The Coalition for Humane and Immigrant Rights
It is abbreviated as CHIRLA. It is an influential group based in California that helps in fighting for immigrant individuals and families. The primary agenda is to have an all-inclusive society, even for the immigrants. The group was formed after the 1986 act, under the Immigration Reform and Control Act. The Act made it legit to employ undocumented workers.
3] The Arizona Project Justice
The mission of this group is to represent the inmates who have gone through unjust treatments. It could be the inmates have diseases or life-threatening illness, claim to be innocent, and they are not getting proper treatments and justice. Read more: Village Voice Media | Wikipedia and Phoenix New Time
The Arizona Project Justice believes that denial of justice to anyone has an impact on the whole society. The group works closely with the pro bono lawyers, the law schools in Arizona and the expert investigators; in ensuring that justice is served to the indigent.
4] The Advocates for Human Rights
The primary agenda of Advocates for Human Rights is to help in the implementation of the International human rights standards; with the aim of promoting civil society and the reinforcement of the rule of law.
The group has involved volunteers in research, advocacy and education. It is to ensure that it builds broad constituencies in the USA and other selected global communities.
5] The Amazon Watch
It is a non-profit organization that got founded in the year 1996. The mission is to protect the rainforest and also to advance the lives and rights of the indigenous people living in the Amazon Basin. The group partner with the environmental organizations in campaigns for human rights. It calls for corporate accountability in the preservation of the Amazon ecosystems.
Protecting, respecting and facilitation of the human, civil and migrant rights is the primary objective of these groups. Every person deserves to be heard, served with justice and respect, despite the background or social status.
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