Michael Lacey and Jim Larkin respectively manage Frontera Fund. Frontera Fund houses many campaigns. It is all done in the beautiful and glorious name of global human rights, and the cause is one most worthy today as its needs are vast.

Human rights violations are no less than evil, be what they may. There is no gray area when it comes to this; either your rights have been stepped on, or they have not. There is no question that this evil is nothing new but has carried on since the beginning of time and is still a battle that many face. Countries with tyrants certainly know the dangers: Just look at North Korea.

The 2014 movie, called The Interview, was a comedic but true story of how North Korea’s cruel Kim Jong Un holds a position of communist totalitarian status and seeks every new way to continue to violate the needs and rights of his own people – not giving heed to anything they have to say.

When he tells them to cry, they pretend to cry. When he tells them to fall on their knees and beg for mercy, they do no less than that.

When he wishes to remove more of their vegetation, properties, food or clothes altogether – without any reason or provocation – he does so and does pay any heed to outside complaints; he is a true heartless animal that has violated North Korean civil and human rights in every way imaginable.

In fact, the situation in North Korea is so awful that nearly every other country knows about – the only problem is that something needs to be done about it. Knowledge without action is useless; therefore, change needs to happen now.

It cannot happen from within, as many from without suppose, simply because the country’s residents are too powerless, starved and defenseless to stand a chance against Un’s well-fed, fortified army. An intervention from the outside is required; what a perfect opportunity this would be for Donald Trump to show what he stands for – and that’s global human rights. Read more: Michael Larcey | Twitter and Michael Larcey | Facebook

Toward the end of the movie, we may see the protagonist, a man known as David Skylark, interview this crazy Supreme Leader and ask him why he won’t feed his people and reward them for all of their hard work and devotion to him – insisting that Un is twisted, cruel, selfish and not fit as a leader overall. David Skylark was played by James A. Franco, and the role could not have been cast better.

As we can see, extreme communism is no gray area; it is downright evil, and both exposing and removing it immediately are not options.

If the suffering country in question lacks the resources of capability to do so, then the help must come from the outside; to let this evil persist without doing anything about it right away is also a violation of fundamental human rights, according to activists Lacey and Larkin. Human rights are human rights.

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