Human Rights Day is recognized annually on Dec. 10 in celebration of “the day the United Nations General Assembly adopted, in 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.” Check out these books related to the topic.
"Say Nothing" by Patrick Radden Keefe
An expertly written piece of narrative nonfiction about the kidnapping and disappearing of a mother of 10 during the early years of the civil rights and independence struggle in Northern Ireland.
"Caste" by Isabel Wilkerson
If you’re looking for a solid introduction to and masterful critique of how social hierarchies operate and negatively influence life in America and elsewhere, this book will not let you down (and neither does Wilkerson’s “The Warmth of Other Suns").
"Permanent Record" by Edward Snowden
Find out what it takes to expose the inner workings of government intelligence agencies in this clear, tight memoir that also makes a convincing argument about civil liberties on the internet.