Foundation for Human Rights and Tolerance
in 2001 as part of the International Foundation for Human
Rights and Tolerance, The Foundation
for Human Rights and Tolerance United Kingdom is
a non-profit, non-sectarian, apolitical organization dedicated
to making human rights and religious tolerance a reality in
today's troubled world.
programs, projects, and special events in many countries,
the Foundation seeks to bring about increased awareness and
demand for the basic rights and freedoms as set forth in the
United Nations Universal Declaration
on Human Rights.
Foundation's goals are:
To provide easy-to-understand human rights education to adults
and children so that they are able to grasp what fundamental
human rights are as aligned with the United
Nations Universal Declaration on Human Rights.
To effectively combat violations of human rights, focusing
on the issues of children and religious freedom.
a better world
broadly increasing awareness of the principles embodied in
agreements such as the Universal Declaration
of Human Rights, the Foundation is changing the way people
are viewing their rights and their personal responsibilities.
Such agreements offer a peaceful weapon for good people to
use to help bring about a better way of life.
Foundation takes its message of freedom to all levels of government,
and to the citizens who continue to suffer from harrassment
and discrimination - often in spite of the fact that their
countries are signatories to the Declaration.
work is valuable
we look at the world today, we are struck by widespread fear
and unhappiness, conditions that can often be linked to misunderstanding,
intolerance, and abuses of basic human rights. Whether
in Asia, Africa, Europe, or the Americas, much of the discord
and violence can be traced to intolerance and abuse of basic
increasing the levels of tolerance and understanding among
the peoples of the world, the Foundation is directly addressing
the source of so much unhappiness.
value of such a sky-high goal is incalculable.
Foundation is supported solely through memberships and donations,
but is looking to expand with the assistance of corporate
sponsorships and foundation grants. Its members volunteer
their time and efforts to further the goals of the Foundation.
The logo of the Foundation is two doves soaring with an olive
branch, symbolizing freedom of the spirit.
is open to parishioners of any religion, and our membership
and supporters represent a wide cross-section of religious
and political persuasions. Its members are ethical, religious
persons united in their stand to make human rights a basic
building block of every country of the world.
Make a donation
donations in any amount provide the vital energy that fuels
the Foundation's programs and projects around the world.
Become a member
annual membership helps us continue to expand our activities.
It brings us a step closer to achieving basic human rights,
including the security to practice our chosen religions,
in many countries of the world.
Become a Volunteer
particiaption as a volunteer will accelerate the many changes
we can bring about. A few hours a week on a regular basis
are welcome. Many hands are needed to make a difference,
and there are many ways you can help. Contact us to discuss
becoming a volunteer.
more information, please contact
Please see the Goals and Purposes of the Foundation for Human
Rights and Tolerance United Kingdom>>
is the only remedy to indifference.
Whenever and wherever human beings endure
suffering and humiliation, take sides. Neutrality helps
the oppressor, never the victim. Silence encourages
the tormentor, never the tormented."
~ Elie Weisel,
1986 Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech. ~
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