human rights http://wlrn.org en Activists Sue U.N. Over Cholera That Killed Thousands In Haiti http://wlrn.org/post/activists-sue-un-over-cholera-killed-thousands-haiti Human rights activists are suing the United Nations on behalf of five Haitian families afflicted by cholera — a disease many believe U.N. peacekeeping troops brought to Haiti in the aftermath of the devastating 2010 earthquake there.<p>The <a href=":%20http:/www.ijdh.org/cholera-complaint-against-the-un/#.UlWCb8akp7M">lawsuit</a>, filed Wednesday in a New York federal court, challenges the U.N.'s claim that it's immune from lawsuits arising out of damage done in the course of its activities. The activists say they have no choice but to sue because the U.N. Thu, 10 Oct 2013 12:27:41 +0000 Richard Knox 21896 at http://wlrn.org Activists Sue U.N. Over Cholera That Killed Thousands In Haiti New Push For Adding 'T' To 'LGB' In Miami-Dade's Human Rights Ordinance http://wlrn.org/post/new-push-adding-t-lgb-miami-dades-human-rights-ordinance <p></p><p>More than 60 activists huddled in the shade during a rally on Sunday in support of an amendment to the Miami-Dade County human rights ordinance. They were joined by faith leaders including Temple Israel of Greater Miami, Unity on the Bay and All Souls' Episcopal Church.</p> Mon, 23 Sep 2013 18:44:17 +0000 Wilson Sayre 21045 at http://wlrn.org New Push For Adding 'T' To 'LGB' In Miami-Dade's Human Rights Ordinance