Human Rights http://nwpr.org en More Than 60 People Protest Silently For Gay Rights At Idaho Capitol http://nwpr.org/post/more-60-people-protest-silently-gay-rights-idaho-capitol <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">More than 60 people protested inside Idaho’s capitol Thursday. They want lawmakers to add the words “sexual orientation and gender identity” to Idaho’s Human Rights Act.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 15:26:03 +0000 Adam Cotterell 41434 at http://nwpr.org Boise Pastor Faces Eight Years In Iranian Prison http://nwpr.org/post/boise-pastor-faces-eight-years-iranian-prison <p>Supporters of a Boise pastor who's been sentenced to eight years in an Iranian prison say he may not survive his punishment. Saeed Abedini was convicted Sunday of attempting to undermine state security. Tue, 29 Jan 2013 14:57:30 +0000 Samantha Wright 21874 at http://nwpr.org Former Colombian Hostage To Share Her Story In Spokane http://nwpr.org/post/former-colombian-hostage-share-her-story-spokane <p>SPOKANE -- A former hostage to the Colombian guerrilla army will tell her story in Spokane on Wednesday. Ingrid Betancourt ran for the Colombian presidential seat in 2002. Her run came to a quick end when the FARC guerilla army captured her, and held her for more than six years in the jungle. Paige Browning has more on the activist&rsquo;s only public appearance in the U.S. this year. Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:12:59 +0000 Paige Browning 5584 at http://nwpr.org Former Colombian Hostage To Share Her Story In Spokane