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"Hobby Lobby: What's Next" Teach-in

Explore the aftermath of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby, its impact in Minnesota and how you can become involved. 

Call for Singers & Artists

Use your talents to advance human rights! Singers needed for VocalPoint chorus and artists needed for art gallery for February 2015 performances that will support initiatives to build a better, safer world for women and girls.

Ethiopian Oromo Rights Defender, Torture Survivor Flees to U.S.

Born in Ethiopia and of Oromo ethnicity, Mr. B and his family sup­ported the Oromo National Congress and the Oromo People’s Congress Organization instead of the ruling party. He publicly supported a political candidate and friend fighting for Oromo rights, and was arrested, beaten, tortured, interrogated, and threatened with death for his support. Despite staying away from politics, he was again arrested and forced to sign an agreement, promising to pro­mote the government party. He then fled Ethiopia for safety in the U.S.

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