TAMPA BAY, Fla., Jan. 19, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- United for Human Rights Florida and their affiliate, Youth for Human Rights, humanitarian programs sponsored by the Church of Scientology Flag Service Organization, participated in the Tampa Bay events in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday the 16th of January.  In Clearwater there was a march for Dr. King which ended in a rally of speeches and music at Coachman Park in downtown.  The annual parades of St. Petersburg and Tampa were held with thousands of people who represented groups from the diverse spectrum of area. 

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Cristian Vargas, Executive Director of United for Human Rights Florida said, “Dr. King had a dream which perfectly aligns with the statement of L. Ron Hubbard which launched our Human Rights Program:  ‘Human rights must be made a fact, not an idealistic dream.’”

United for Human Rights

Given the immense scope of the problem, the Scientology-sponsored United for Human Rights is in the vanguard of human rights education and information. It is the world's largest nongovernmental human rights education campaign, active in 192 countries and partnering with 1,500 groups and organizations. Its purpose: To raise awareness and implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and its 30 articles.

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Contact: Cristian Vargas