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Jaya Mangalam Gibson

in Christchurch

An Undercover Journalist in the Himalayas

PRESENTED ON MAY 26, 2016
IN CHRISTCHURCH @ VOL 27

Designer come human rights activist Jaya Mangalam Gibson goes undercover and reveals atrocities happening to dissidents of the Chinese government. His story is a snapshot of the illegal organ harvesting epidemic that cannot continue to be ignored. 

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Education, Human Rights in Afghanistan

BY LAURYN OATES
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Lauryn Oates has been working to improve the lives of children and women in Afghanistan through the power of education. Though threats against her and her colleagues lives have been made on numerous occasions, she speaks firmly on the ideals of human rights. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 10, 2014.

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The Undercover Prisoner

BY LITHGOW OSBORNE
@ VOL 4 ON NOV 21, 2013

Lithgow Osborne speaks of his grandfather Thomas Mott Osborne, who -- in a time when prisons were structures rank with barbarism -- voluntarily became a prisoner in an effort to root out the corruption that could only be found through first-hand experiences. He later became a warden, and proponent of the ideal that prisons ought to be "human repair shops."

"Presentation of the Day" on January 13, 2014.

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Human Rights Tattoo

BY SANDER VAN BUSSEL
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 03, 2013

The Human Rights Tattoo project is an art project to create awareness and underline the importance of Human Rights. The idea originates from Sander van Bussel. The murder of fellow artist Steven ‘Nyash’ Nygah in Nairobi motivated him to pursue this idea. HRT's goal is to tattoo the complete text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on individuals, letter by letter. The complete text of this declaration contains 6773 letters. Each person gets one character.

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Walk on Western

BY BRIANNA BAILEY
@ VOL 3 ON AUG 06, 2015

Reporter Brianna Bailey recounts her experience walking across Oklahoma City. Bailey spent five days walking 26 miles across the city north to south on Western Avenue in the spring of 2015. She discusses what she learned about the city and its people during the journey.

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The Key to Holding Government Accountable

BY ARTUR PAPYAN
@ VOL 21 ON JAN 23, 2017

Artur Papyan explains how can mass media and journalism can help improve public governance process and keep government accountable for its' actions. Artur gives a Armenian's perspective on an international issue. 

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Human Rights and Child Protection

BY DR. M. K. SHARMA
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 19, 2017

Dr. M.K. Sharma, advocate and visiting faculty in law, speaks on Human Rights and Child Protection.

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To Hastings And Beyond: Confessions of a Balearic Assassin of LoveĀ 

BY ADE PEACHMENT
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Art educator, music journalist and wax hound Ade Peachment waxes lyrical about his passion for pop, Acid House, the Ibiza party scene and more.

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Do Mexico's Journalists want a Safe House?

BY PATRICK TIMMONS
@ VOL 16 ON JUN 29, 2017

Mexico is the most dangerous country in the world to be a journalist. Freelance human rights investigator and journalist Patrick Timmons shares the staggering statistics: 130 journalists dead or disappeared since 2000. Official protection mechanisms do not work so what informal methods do journalists need to keep themselves safe? Patrick proposes a refuge that may be part of the answer.

 

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Murder With Impunity

BY KEITH YEARMAN
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Keith Yearman tells an alarming story of a Mexican tragedy.  And what he is doing about it.