Human rights have been a vital agenda in our day to day lives, and the subject even gets deeper when these rights are violated. Human rights can be discussed at various angle points depending on the situation, nature of conflict and many other factors. Major human rights violation includes different players, who may be government, business organizations, and even nonprofit organizations. Read more: Jim Larkin | Twitter and Michael Larcey | Twitter
However, there are various individuals and even organizations that have dedicated their lives to fight for the rights of fellow human beings. Either self-sponsored or government sponsored, these groups have shown no reluctance to non-observers of human, migrant and civil rights.
These human rights watch groups have invested heavily in media and other social media platforms to put across their point. Taking you back to individuals who fought for human rights in their capacities, the like of Muhammad Ali, Bob Marley and Martin Luther King Jnr just but to mention a few.
Also, these human rights groups depend heavily on the support of the public, instead of the government. Most of these groups are non-governmental who play a major role, one of which is keeping government in check in human rights observation.
Some of these human rights groups include, Children’s Defense Fund, Human Rights watch, NAACP, Human Rights Without Frontiers (HRWF) and Amnesty International among many, many others globally.
One of these foundations however is the Lacey and Larkin Frontera Fund. This fund was founded by Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey, Mexican-American business entrepreneurs, philanthropists and the co-founders at Village voice Media and Phoenix New Times.
The fund which is based in Phoenix , USA, has pledged that it will be involved in funding other groups that advocate for civil, migrant and human rights with regards to the Hispanic community in America. The two, who have been journalists, are world renowned for their unique style in protecting human rights activists.
Led by Jim and Michael, the fund is striving in making sure that the government, who use police force as their outfits to silence human rights champion, is reduced and eventually stopped completely. Together, they have rallied a huge following to believe and take action on their rights without any fear.
Recently when they were caught because of their article on their Phoenix News Times, they showed the world that freedom of expression should be free and this has made their causes in general to be successful. Using their media platforms, they make sure people are aware of the various issues in the society that faces them.
Jim and Michael can be described as the modern day martyrs as they have in a way suffered and continue to do so in their quest to champion for the rights of the people.
Thanks to them, individuals in the society who do not know their rights or are suppressed in a way, may now rise and help fight non-observers of human rights globally.