LAKE WORTH, Fla., June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Human Rights Defense Center today released its 2017 Media Guide as a reference tool for journalists seeking experts on human rights issues. The Human Rights Defense Center (HRDC) is an internationally recognized civil rights advocacy organization headquartered in Palm Beach County, Florida. The 2017 HRDC Media Guide is available at:
HRDC's headquarters is within driving distance of numerous media hubs including Miami, Fort Lauderdale & West Palm Beach.
Founded in 1990, the HRDC is a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the rights of people held in U.S. detention facilities. The HRDC has provided national experts on numerous issues for over two decades and has been quoted hundreds of times in many of the nation's leading media outlets. HRDC Executive Director Paul Wright is an internationally recognized expert on human rights.
The HRDC has experts available on several issues:
- Immigration Issues
- Prisoners' Rights
- Border Issues / Refugees
- Police Conduct / Accountability
- Law Enforcement Use of Force
- Criminal Justice Issues
- Freedom of Information Laws / Public Records Statutes
- Government Transparency
- Mass Incarceration
- Sentencing / Death Penalty
- Private Prison Operations
HRDC distributes around 50 different criminal justice, legal and self-help titles, and continues to publish Prison Legal News, a monthly publication with subscribers in all 50 states and internationally. Prison Legal News is the largest collection of criminal justice-related articles and publications on the internet.
The HRDC also has several international human rights campaigns including The Campaign for Prison Phone Justice, Stop Prison Profiteering, and The Prison Ecology Project.
To schedule an interview, call the HRDC at 561-360-2523. After hours inquiries call 802-275-8594.
HRDC publishes Prison Legal News (PLN), a monthly magazine that includes reports, reviews and analysis of court rulings and news related to prisoners' rights and criminal justice issues. PLN has thousands of subscribers nationwide and operates a website (www.prisonlegalnews.org) that includes a comprehensive database of prison and jail-related articles, news reports, court rulings, verdicts, settlements and related documents.
For further information, please contact:
Paul Wright, Executive Director
Human Rights Defense Center
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SOURCE Human Rights Defense Center