The International Sakharov Committee is being renewed, because human rights are under threat again. While the treat from Communism has been defeated, the danger from Islamism is at least as grave. This totalitarian and anti-democratic ideology does not recognize any inalienable rights, nor the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
In recognizing the noble heritage from previous human rights defender, it is our desire to increase the understanding of what human rights really are, what constitutes the treat against them, and what needs to be done in order to safeguard them. Continue reading