Photos from People from Around the World Gather at UN to Mark 50th Anniversary of the Beginning of the Human Rights Era

Kashmir Singh, 49, emigrated from the Punjab 23 years. He now lives in Washington, D.C. with his wife and three children: "People are being scared," he said of his homeland. "People are not safe. Lives of innocent people, lives of the common people in Punjab is not safe."


Captain José Avila of Alpha 66. He fled from Cuba with his family in 1968. He joined Alpha 66 a year later when he was 16 years-old: "We do not dialogue. We do not sit down and talk with them. We know that the only way Castro is going to come out of there is with bullets."