Ammado.com: Social Networking for Social Good

Many non-governmental organizations (NGOs), particularly grassroots NGOs, have found social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter to be vital tools for connecting with supporters, organizing events, and building networks. After recognizing this growing trend, Peter Conlon and Dr. Anna…

Vietnamese Buddhist Monks and Nuns Driven into Hiding

  Several hundred members of the Buddhist Bat Nha monastery, followers of internationally-renowned monk Thich Naht Hahn, have been driven into hiding, illustrating Vietnam’s continued failure to respect religious freedom. The monks and nuns left the Phuoc Hue pagoda in…

Improving Political Rights in Mexico

On November 5, 2009, academics and members of civil society from Mexico came before the Inter-American Court for Human Rights to protest an alleged degradation of political rights in their country. Representatives from the Iberian-American Observatory for Democracy, the Center…