The human rights and civil rights abuses are on the rise across the globe due to the increase in corruption in the society as a whole. The general population is not able to trust their governments, and in many cases, it has been seen that the governments and federal authorities are misusing their power to inflict atrocities on their citizens.
Moreover, the rise in terrorism is another problem that has severely blanketed the world and has taken lives of millions of innocent men, women, and children. People who raise their voice against the terrorist or the atrocities of the government at times have been subdued unconstitutionally. Learn more about Jim Larkin and Michael Lacey: http://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/immigration/2014/12/16/proceeds-arpaio-suit-fund-asu-journalism-chair/20480479/
However, thanks to the human rights organizations across the globe that has implemented measures to ensure that the voice of the common people is not entirely subdued. Some of the organizations that have been working for decades to help rehabilitate people and provide humanitarian relief in different parts of the world are Red Cross, Protection International, Amnesty International, United Nations Human Rights Foundation, and more.
These organizations are working day and night to help people get some much-needed relief and start their lives from scratch again. Such organizations are the only ray of hope for millions of people in the war torn areas, regions that are suffering from terrorism and political/social unrest, and so on.
Even in the countries like the United States, the human and civil rights are in danger, and people are knocking on the doors of human rights organizations to get support and relief. In the United States, the constitutional rights of the people have been threatened in many of the cases and incidents that have come to the fore recently. Read more: Michael Lacey | LinkedIn and Phoenix New Times | Wikipedia
Some of the organizations in the United States that are trying hard to bring such events to limelight and rectify the ongoing crisis situation are American Civil Liberties Union, American Immigration Council, Kino Border Initiative, Fundacion Mexico, Justice That Works, Hopi Foundation, Promise Arizona, Justice for Immigrants and Families Project, and many more.
Recently, two of the well-known social and human rights activists, namely Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin were arrested by Joe Arpaio, Maricopa County Sheriff. The arrest was declared as wrongful by the court of law that also gave the verdict that all the charges against Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin are baseless.
Jim and Michael were also given $3.75 million as a compensation amount that they used to start Larkin and Lacey Frontera Fund, which is currently used to help champion causes such as human rights, civil rights, migrant rights, freedom of the press, freedom of speech, and so on.