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Canada Opens Its door In Response to the Earthquake in Haiti
OTTAWA, ONTARIO (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2010-01-16

Government of Canada Introduces Special Immigration Measures in Response to the Earthquake in Haiti  -- Canada will expedite immigration applications from Haitians with family in this country, Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney announced today. Haitians in Canada temporarily will

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Human Rights Message from Amnesty International USA
Washington,DC (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-12-27

- - Spread the Word! Help us get the word out about human rights by emailing 5 friends about this video. Simply fill out the form below with your name and email address along with those of your friends.--   With YouTube

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The Human Rights Council marks 20th anniversary on the Rights of the Child
New York/Geneva (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-11-20

The Human Rights Council devoted a full-day discussion with two panels on children’s rights to mark the 20th anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). The discussion focused on the achievements and challenges in implementing the

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Amnesty International USA: Obama says free Suu Kyi
WASHINGTON, D.C. (rushPRNews) By: AneAndrea 2009-11-17

This past weekend, in the first meeting of its kind to ever take place with a sitting U.S. President, President Obama met with the 10 leaders of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and called for action on human rights

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China Executes 4 Tibetans - Urgent Action Required
Lhasa, Tibet (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-11-09

Executions - Urgent Action China has executed four Tibetans for their roles in the protests in Tibet last year, according to the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy. Lobsang Gyaltsen, Loyak, Penkyi and reportedly a fourth unidentified Tibetan,

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Amnesty: Israel Denies Water to Palestinians
WASHINGTON, D.C. (rushPRNews) By: VOA 2009-10-27

The human rights group Amnesty International has issued a critical report charging that Israel prevents Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip from receiving adequate water supplies.The report, issued Tuesday, says Israel is pumping more than its share

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Help Animals On Factory Farms From Unnecessary Harm
LOS ANGELES (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-10-21

We're almost there. We need your help immediately to reach our final online Factory Farming Challenge goal of $240,000. Your donation right now, along with the thousands of others matched dollar-for-dollar by the generous PETA donors

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UNICEF: Without a protective environment, it’s a harsh life for children
TOKYO (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-10-14

UNICEF releases groundbreaking Report Card on Child Protection - While progress is being made in reducing some violations of children’s rights, not enough is yet known about the extent of abuses against children. Violence and exploitation remain a harsh reality

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Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom named UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador
NEW YORK (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-10-13

Hollywood actor Orlando Bloom will be working to make the world a better place for young people as he steps into his new role as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF). Mr. Bloom, who has starred in the

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Message from President Obama Following His Nobel Peace Prize Win
WASHINGTON, D.C. (rushPRNews) By: RushPRnews 2009-10-09

This morning, Michelle and I awoke to some surprising and humbling news. At 6 a.m., we received word that I'd been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2009. To be honest, I do not feel that I deserve to be

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