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.
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.
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.
Walk on Western
BY BRIANNA BAILEY
@ VOL 3
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BY ADE PEACHMENT
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BY PATRICK TIMMONS
@ VOL 16
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3 min changed my life
I was a leading rights activist in Sri Lanka for decades, my passion being peace with justice and freedom of expression with social responsibility. I came to Geneva on 24th May 2009 to make a intervention at UNHRC special session on Sri Lanka for post war justice. That 3 minute speech changed my life, I was not able to go back home and became a refugee, Geneva became my second home.