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HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION BRINGS HOPE TO HAITI CHILDREN

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITITHURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

Understanding human rights is the first step to gaining these rights for oneself and others. According to the Human Rights Watch World Report , a form of human trafficking is still widespread in Haiti: Use of child domestic workers—known as restavèks—continues.

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TEENS COMPETE AT HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL

ROME, ITALYTHURSDAY, JULY 21, 2016

Youth for Human Rights was proud to participate in a human rights film competition and festival for local youth organized by the Film Theatre Academy of Rome. Young filmmakers from Rome schools competed in a human rights film festival.

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BRINGING A TOWN DESTROYED BY APARTHEID BACK TO LIFE

SOPHIATOWN, SOUTH AFRICAWEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016

Tackling drug abuse in Sophiatown, South Africa One of the infamous and flagrant abuses of the Apartheid government was the destruction of Sophiatown.

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CONFERENCE SERIES TO PROMOTE UNDERSTANDING AND TOLERANCE

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIATUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016

In support of the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights article 18—freedom of thought, conscience and religion—the Los Angeles chapter of United for Human Rights hosts a 3-part conference on religious tolerance at the Church of Scientology Los Angeles.

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DRUG-FREE SOCCER TOURNAMENT: SCORING GOALS FOR A HEALTHY LIFE

BRESCIA, ITALYTUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016

Bringing the truth about drugs to the youth of the Northern Italy town of Brescia.

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SPREADING HAPPINESS AT A MARATHON THROUGH THE ITALIAN ALPS

CHATILLON, ITALYFRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016

Running for a better life in Northwest Italy with the common sense moral code, The Way to Happiness. The Way to Happiness Association of Turin took part in The Mount Zerbion Alpemarathon , a race through mountain trails from Chatillon to Saint Vincent in the Aosta Valley of the Italian Alps.

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RUSSIAN VOLUNTEERS BRING TRUTH TO THE DRUG DEBATE

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIATHURSDAY, JULY 14, 2016

Volunteers from the Church of Scientology St. Petersburg, Russia, hand out thousands of copies of The Truth About Drugs to counter drug abuse with the cold, hard facts. The Brookings Institution reports that according to official figures, almost 6 percent of the Russian population, or 8.

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LAUNCHING A DRUG-FREE SUMMER FOR TAIWANESE YOUTH

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWANWEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016

Taiwan Scientologists mark International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with an all-out drug education and prevention campaign.

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VOICE FOR HUMANITY: CRUSADING TO ELIMINATE DRUG-RELATED DEVASTATION ACROSS NEW ZEALAND

MANGERE, NEW ZEALANDWEDNESDAY, JULY 13, 2016

A video published July 13, 2016, on Scientology.org shows the impact of common endeavor to eradicate drug abuse among Maori youth. “We have a lot of suicides. We have a lot of families being broken apart,” says Thomas Henry, whose is dedicated to helping Maori youth live better and happier lives.

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TRANSFORMING A CULTURE WITH HUMAN RIGHTS EDUCATION

SOUTHERN HIGHLAND PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEATUESDAY, JULY 12, 2016

Scientology-supported human rights campaign educates people on the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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COMMON SENSE MORAL CODE PROMOTES HAPPINESS AND PRIDE

ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIAMONDAY, JULY 11, 2016

St. Petersburg volunteers share The Way to Happiness with those celebrating Russia Day. ​Volunteers from The Way to Happiness Association celebrated Russia Day in St. Petersburg by sharing copies of the nonreligious common sense moral code The Way to Happiness . And for good reason.

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PANEL FOCUSES ON SOLUTIONS TO JAPAN'S DRUG PROBLEM

TOKYO, JAPANMONDAY, JULY 11, 2016

The Church of Scientology Tokyo hosted an International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking drug prevention forum to look at the issue and successful programs to curb drug abuse.

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SCIENTOLOGY MILAN SPEARHEADS MOVEMENT TO COMBAT DRUG ABUSE

MILAN, ITALYTHURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016

International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking—an action-packed day of drug prevention launched by the Church of Scientology Milan.

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SOUTH AFRICA UNITED FOR A DRUG-FREE COUNTRY

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICATHURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016

Active in drug education and prevention throughout the year, Drug-Free World chapters in South Africa marked the International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking as the culmination of a concerted drive to bring an end to the country's drug epidemic.

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VOLUNTEERS REACH THOUSANDS WITH THE TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS

BRUSSELS, BELGIUMTHURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016

Committed to drug prevention throughout the year, volunteers from the Brussels branch of the Churches of Scientology for Europe marked International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking with a series of drug prevention events that flanked the UN's message for the year—"Listen first.

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15 MONTHS LATER, NEPAL STILL IN URGENT NEED OF HELP

KATHMANDU, NEPALWEDNESDAY, JULY 6, 2016

Scientology Volunteer Ministers continue their work in Nepal, helping the country recover from the 2015 earthquakes.

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BLOCK PARTY TO CELEBRATE COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

CLEARWATER, FLORIDATUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016

On the first anniversary of the opening of the Scientology Information Center and six humanitarian centers in downtown Clearwater, the Church of Scientology to host a block party to celebrate a year of progress, working with the community in Clearwater and throughout Tampa Bay to address vital community issues.

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MEET A SCIENTOLOGIST: SCHOOL PRINCIPAL FIONA MILNE, HELPING THE NEXT GENERATION THRIVE

NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIATUESDAY, JULY 5, 2016

As the daughter of a minister, wanting to help people came naturally to Fiona Milne. But it wasn’t until she learned about Scientology that she found out how. When Scientologist Fiona Milne of Sydney, Australia, learned about Study Technology developed by Scientology Founder L. Ron Hubbard, she also found her calling in life.

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BRINGING THE TRUTH ABOUT DRUGS TO MADRID

MADRID, SPAINMONDAY, JULY 4, 2016

Madrid Scientologists commemorated the United Nations International Day Against Drugs by handing out thousands of copies of The Truth About Drugs in the center of their city.

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HAMBURG GROUP TAKES PRIDE IN A STELLAR MONTH OF DRUG PREVENTION

HAMBURG, GERMANYMONDAY, JULY 4, 2016

Say No to Drugs, Say Yes to Life Association of the Church of Scientology Hamburg surpassed their goal and bested all previous records by distributing more than 49,000 drug education booklets in the month of June.

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