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Human Rights

According to the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights, all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. And yet around the world, many people are denied basic human rights, or find their rights under threat. Pulitzer Center stories tagged with “Human Rights” feature reporting that covers the fight for equality under the law, civil rights and the basic dignity afforded every person. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on human rights.

 

Far From Home, Injured Nepalese Workers Languish in Qatari Hospitals

When Nepalese migrant workers are seriously injured while working in Qatar there are no mechanisms that allow for them to return to Nepal. More than a dozen Nepalese workers are comatose or in a vegetative state in Qatari hospitals, but their families cannot take on the expensive burden of bringing them home.

France: How to Stop a Martyr

France is rolling out an experimental center to de-radicalize homegrown extremists. The problem is no one really knows how to stop a terrorist before he picks up a gun.

Cuba: Tracey Eaton Highlights Recent Reporting

Pulitzer Center grantee Tracey Eaton highlights recent interviews with Cuba experts, including an economist and a former security agent, and the posting of the 100th video to his Cuba Money Project.