As the world progresses towards the new era, there are many problems that remain to be addressed and resolved. One of the problems that have been blanketing the world in a very subtle yet threatening manner is the human and civil rights violations.
Many countries in the world are still struggling to contain such violations and the increasing problems due to terrorism and war has only made the situation worse. The governments of the developing countries are trying hard to contain the problem but to no avail.
The human rights organizations such as Amnesty International, Protection International, Red Cross and United Nations Human Rights Organization have locations worldwide to help keep track of the increasing problem of human and civil rights violations. Read more: Jim Larkin | Angel.co and Jim Larkin | LinkedIn
Such organizations do not only monitor the reports of violations but also help the victims and people in need. The humanitarian work done by these and hundreds of other organizations have assisted in saving hundreds and thousands of lives over the years.
The countries in the Gulf region that are suffering from the terrorism and political conflicts and ongoing war have reported a loss of millions of lives over the last few years. It has also displaced millions of men, women, and children, who are looking for basic supplies and safe shelter. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael: http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/potmsearch/detail/submission/6427818/Michael_Lacey
It is the need of the hour for the countries to come together to help these people start their new lives in a place they can call their home, now that they have lost their own. In the United States as well, the human rights abuses and civil rights violations are on rising. The freedom of press and speech is also threatened due to the wrongful actions were taken by many in the position of power.
One such incident that shook the entire country was the arrest of human rights advocates, Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin. They together run modern media companies known as Phoenix News Times and Village Voice Media.
Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey were arrested late at night without any valid reason or warrant and subsequently, a long legal battle pursued between them and the state. Eventually, they won the case and were also given $3.75 million for the damages and harassment they had to go through.
However, Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey made Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund from that amount to help champion the causes they believe in, such as human rights, civil rights, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, migrant rights, and more.