There are many different human rights groups in the world who are looking to adapt to a society that is becoming ever more global due to the rising use of the Internet making it possible to discover more than ever before about the events and problems facing the people of the world.
Despite the fact the human and civil rights community has become a global one in recent years there is still a place in the community for locally based human rights based groups that focus their efforts on a specific part of the world, such as the Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund that seeks to develop the human and civil rights of individuals in and around the Mexican border in the southwest of the U.S. Read more: Michael Larcey | Crunchbase
Groups that focus on the human rights issues facing the people of the world in the 21st century include the Human Rights Foundation, a group headed by the activist Thor Halvorssen who has been fighting for the rights of others since his diplomat father was imprisoned illegally in the family’s native Venezuela; the Human Rights Foundation has embraced the global community by establishing the Oslo Freedom Forum, where individuals can come together and share their stories of lost human rights as they plan how to tackle these increasing problems.
The success seen in the establishment of the Oslo Freedom Forum has seen activists from across the planet attend alongside some of the world’s most impressive journalists and politicians to learn about the human rights issues facing the people of the modern world. Among those who have attended the Oslo Freedom Forum are Elie Wiesel and Julian Assange.
In a bid to engage as many people around the world as possible the group has also sought to make all speeches and seminars available Online as possible to make sure every person with a live Web connection can listen to the harrowing and inspiring stories told at the Oslo Freedom Forum.
On a more local level the Larkin & Lacey Frontera Fund is battling for the rights of people living along the U.S.-Mexican border who are facing obstructions and problems at all levels. Journalists and philanthropists Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin established the fund in 2007 for their illegal imprisonment by an Arizona based Sheriff.
The two Arizona based journalists donated their $3.75 million settlement for their imprisonment to establish the Frontera Fund and develop a series of charitable groups within the network of their own fund.
In the 21st century, the issues facing minority groups along the U.S.-Mexican border have never been greater and the Frontera Fund is seeking to remain at the heart of the work being completed by many different groups.
The Frontera Fund has also sought to keep individuals up to date with the progress made by the Administration of President Donald Trump to eradicate the rights of immigrants and build the border wall through its own Website news area titled “Trump Watch”.
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