Human Rights

Human Rights
0 The danger of free artistic expression in Belarus

Belarus’s President Alexander Lukashenko, who has been in power since 1994, is sometimes called the last dictator in Europe. Lukashenko is believed to have stolen the 2010 elections, claiming to have won nearly 80% of the vote against his 9 opponents. Riot police were prepared when people gathered in protest in…

Human Rights
0 Making visible the stories of immigration

Often left out of the US immigration debate are the stories of the people trying to enter the United States. The immigrants from many countries are lumped together as if all are the same. A series of short videos commissioned by Amnesty International in 2010 shows the stories of the…

Human Rights
1 Visualizing violence against women

India is making headlines yet again for violence against women, but these examples are just the tip of the iceberg of a much larger global epidemic. It turns out that sexual violence is mostly perpetrated by people known to the victim – not strangers. Last week, two girls aged 12…

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