Book Signing to Support TJC

I’ll be giving a portion of any sales from my May 6 book signing at Love ‘n Faith in DC to the Tahirih Justice Center, which protects immigrant women and girls fleeing violence.

Signing at Love ‘n Faith

Come join me at the Love ‘n Faith Cafe on Friday, May 6, where I’ll be signing copies of my book Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization from 5:30 to 8:00 pm.  If you’ve never been to Love ‘n Faith before I can promise great company, a fun atmosphere, and fantastic cafe foods, drinks and […]

Human Rights Talk in DC

Here’s a sketch Greg Kourosh made of me today during a talk I gave in Washington, DC.  (I was discussing Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization.)

Human Rights in The Review of Faith & International Affairs

      Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization was reviewed not long ago (Vol. 12, Issue 2, 2014) in The Review of Faith & International Affairs.  From Benjamin Schewel, PhD: Some of Emmel’s most thought provoking insights emerge in the two chapters that narrate the gradual expansion of human rights from the time of […]

Human Rights reviewed in ONE COUNTRY

Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization is reviewed in the current issue of ONE COUNTRY (“Where human rights have come from — and where they are likely to go“): …Mr. Emmel takes readers on a tour of the history of human rights, going back to the concept of sanctuary in Jewish and, later, Roman law. […]

Education Under Fire in Silver Spring

On Tuesday I moderated a panel discussion for the Education Under Fire campaign to insist on the equal right to higher education in Iran.  The panelists were my friends and human rights experts Naseem Kourosh and Sahar Sattarzadeh.  The discussion followed a showing of the Education Under Fire documentary and took place at the Silver […]

Goodreads Giveaway

I’m giving away five copies of my new book, Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization, on Goodreads on April 12. Click below to enter. So that people who already have a copy aren’t penalized, if you have purchased a copy and you win, I will send you one additional signed copy of any of my […]

Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization out now

My new book, Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization, is out now!  Get it at the links below, and if you enjoy it, Like my Facebook page and post your own review on Amazon.com. Get it now: Amazon.com, Direct from the publisher Kindle version: Amazon.com Praise for Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization: “In this […]

Human Rights Kindle Edition

The Kindle edition of Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization is now available from Amazon.com. In general it’s identical to the print edition, with the exception that unlike the print edition it lacks the full text of the Universal Declaration on Human Rights and the two foundational human rights treaties (the Covenants on Civil and […]

Advance copy of Human Rights arrived

Today I received my advance copy of Human Rights in an Advancing Civilization.  It’s great to hold something solid in my hands after thinking and speaking about it for so many years.  Now it’s up to the rest of you to decide what happens with it — and I’ll do my part promoting it to […]

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