Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, GA

By: David J. Smith, April 9, 2017 I recently was in Atlanta and had the opportunity to visit the Center for Civil and Human Rights.  Opened in 2014, the museum provides the visitor with opportunity to learn about the efforts in the U.S. to promote civil rights, and globally, human rights. The museum was conceivedContinue reading “Center for Civil and Human Rights, Atlanta, GA”

Human Rights and Extremism Event, Freedom House, Washington, DC, 3/30, 9:30 to 11 a.m.

By: David J. Smith, March 28, 2017 The PROGRESS Consortium, USAID, Freedom House and Search for Common Ground  are sponsoring an event on Thursday, March 30 at Freedom House in Washington, DC looking at the role of human rights in the struggle against violent extremist violence.  On the panel is  my good friend and colleague Linda Bishai,Continue reading “Human Rights and Extremism Event, Freedom House, Washington, DC, 3/30, 9:30 to 11 a.m.”

State Department’s 2016 Annual Human Rights Reports

By: David J. Smith, March 6, 2017 Annually, the U.S. Department of State publishes annual country reports on human rights practices.  These reports have been important in setting foreign policy and engaging with other countries. Click below for this year’s reports