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Justice For All works to raise awareness of human rights concerns impacting vulnerable minority groups through extensive media outreach and weekly action alerts, organizing rallies and meetings with policymakers. In the USA we have organized work on behalf of the communities of: Flint, Michigan and encouraged support of the protesters at Standing Rock. We have worked to mobilize community participation in support for Paris Accords (UNFCCC) and other environmental agreements.

Justice For All has also worked to promote awareness of Islamophobia. Minority populations in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Burma, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have experienced backlash, compounded with cycles of conflict. Staff have been primarily confronting the gross human rights violations against the Rohingya in Burma.

JFA’s UN Office works to encourage the international community to protect the rights of the Rohingya and other vulnerable minorities, as well as more broadly improve refugee policies and address Islamophobia and other forms of xenophobia. In addition, JFA meets with government and civil society stakeholders to discuss a range of issues from genocide prevention to peacemaking and interfaith relation building. In 2017, we have spoken at a range of UN meetings, such as monthly meetings between the Security Council presidents and civil Society organized by World Federation UNA; engaged with partners in media, NGOs and other UN stakeholders.  Justice for All has conducted human rights education around the USA through its partnerships with Radio Islam, Soundvision, and at numerous conferences.

Previously we have also organized panels at the 2015 and 2016 Status of Women (CSW) conferences, organized presentations and public events (for World Humanitarian Day) and spoken at UN Day events organized by the United Nations Association. JFA is a member of the NGO Committee on Human Rights and the NGO Committee on Freedom of Religion or Belief.

News & Articles

The Risk of Academic Oversimplification

By Jennifer Sawicz Oxford University’s Human Rights Hub recently published a short piece arguing, essentially, that successful human rights discourses tend to originate in the global South and migrate to the global north. The global North, the author claims, tends to use a discourse of human rights as tactics and sovereignty, which works through governmental, legal, and organizational channels to [...]

January 25th, 2017|Human Rights|

Suu Kyi Promises To Make “Burma Great Again,” Says Claims Of Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing “Fabrications”

Chicago Monitor According to Burmese dissident and human rights activist, Dr. Maung Zarni, Aung San Suu Kyi’s recent trip to Singapore was marked by one calumny after another. In front of adoring crowds in Singapore Suu Kyi promised followers that she would “make Burma great” again in Asia. She also described ethnic armed groups who refuse to sign the Nationwide [...]

December 3rd, 2016|Rohingya|

ACTION ALERT: Stop the Life-Threatening Attacks on Peaceful Water Protectors

Al-salamu 'Alaikum Thanksgiving is only a few days away. It is a day that many Native Americans mark as the starting point of the genocide against them; persecution that continues today. Imagine: the graveyards of generations of your forefathers was desecrated to satisfy the greed of a rich few who wish to destroy it and build a pipeline over your [...]

November 22nd, 2016|Action Alert, Standing Rock|

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