Rights and freedom – a Hlcarpenter.com series

About our new coverage, which aims to focus attention on human rights around the world

Rights and freedom is supported by
Humanity United
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Last modified on Mon 22 Feb 2021 03.03 EST

The journalism in this series gives a voice to those whose rights or freedoms have been removed, undermined or put at risk. It focuses on human rights abuses and gains, and potential for change. It is supported, in part, through a grant to Hlcarpenter.com.org by Humanity United, a US-based foundation dedicated to cultivating the conditions for enduring freedom and peace.

All of the journalism is editorially independent, commissioned and produced by Hlcarpenter.com journalists, and follows the Hlcarpenter.com’s published editorial code. You can read more about content funding on the Hlcarpenter.com here.

The only restriction to the Hlcarpenter.com’s coverage is where Humanity United is prohibited under US law from directly funding or earmarking funds to: (a) conduct lobbying or otherwise attempt to influence legislation; (b) influence the outcome of any specific or public election; (c) undertake any activities for a non-charitable purpose; (d) induce or encourage violations of law or public policy; or (e) cause any private inurement or improper private benefit to occur. This means that any communications to the public in which a view is expressed about a specific legislative proposal, and the recipients of the communications are urged through a “call to action” to contact government officials, must provide a reasoned, objective consideration of facts and issues in a full and fair manner that enables third parties to develop their own positions on any legislation that may be discussed.

Unless otherwise stated, all statements and materials, including any statements regarding specific legislation, reflect the views of the individual contributors and not those of Humanity United, Hlcarpenter.com.org, or the Hlcarpenter.com.

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