Human Rights


Making Human Rights a Fact

News & Events"Human rights must be made a fact, not an idealistic dream."—L. Ron Hubbard

Central to our beliefs in Scientology is a conviction that all humankind is entitled to inalienable rights. So it is for more than 50 years, Scientologists have championed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR).

Today, the Church of Scientology sponsors the largest non-governmental information campaign to make the Universal Declaration of Human Rights known the world over.

To date, the Church has brought its campaign to more than 600 million.

Blue Heart Campaign of the UNODC

UNODC's Blue Heart campaign against human trafficking (Logo)The European Office of the Church of Scientology International fully supports the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime's Blue Heart Campaign against Human Trafficking. To mobilize public opinion about modern slavery, the Church is broadly circulating the short film "No Slavery", one of the 30 Public Service Announcements (PSAs) on each article of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights. Watch the short film now.
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60th Anniversary of the UDHR60th Anniversary of the UDHR

2008 marked sixty years since the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was signed and ratified by the United Nations in 1948. The year-long celebration culminated on December 10th when the European Office for Public Affairs and Human Rights joined forces with like-minded individuals and groups from across the social spectrum, as an active member of the Committee for the 60th Anniversary of the UDHR.

Church of Scientology International Human Rights Department

The Church of Scientology International maintains a dedicated staff in its Human Rights Department, which coordinates the actions of Churches of Scientology around the world and the global information campaign that the Church supports. For more information visit the Human Rights Department website.