The Human Rights World Cup

As the World Cup kicks off right about now, Amnesty International has come up with a clever way to ride some of the hype by putting together their own selection of players … though everybody appears to play defense.  The list features one brave Russian, Mukhmed Gazdiev, an retired history teacher turned human rights advocate following the disappearance of his 29-year-old son by security forces in Ingushetia.  His profile quote:  “When people lose their sons and daughters, they do everything in their power to find them. I appeal to the world… Do everything possible to raise this issue… Many people have gone missing… I am speaking on behalf of all people as well as for my own son.