Rights! are delighted to present this fascinating Q&A with award-winning writer, theatre director and filmmaker Mary Moynihan. In this article, Mary discusses her work and influences, shares her love of contemporary human rights poets in Ireland and beyond, and introduces the short poem-film ‘In Time’ (which you can watch below). This feature forms part of Rights! current themed series – Beyond the Pandemic.
In our latest article in the New Publication series for Rights! Nasia Hadjigeorgiou discusses her latest publication – Protecting Human Rights and Building Peace in Post-violence Societies (Hart Publishing, 2020).
CRISTIANO GIANOLLA and PEDRO ALMEIDA This article was originally published as part of the Alice Comments series authored by the Epistemologies of the South Research Programme team, in ALICE News. While the world witnesses a widespread uprising against racism, the role of memory and its public representation have come to the centre of the dispute. The homicide…
Continuing our series of short think pieces on the theme ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Véronique Lerch discusses the use of war metaphors during the pandemic.
Starvation and denial of humanitarian assistance in contemporary conflicts
The journalist and source relationship and the right to receive information
Understanding the relationship between dignity and vulnerability through the eye of the camera
We have to be more self-confident, skilful and proactive to defend human rights in times of ‘evil forces’.
JORGE ENRIQUE FORERO and SARA TUFANO
The roots of the Colombian conflict and how the Peace Agreement addresses them
Three challenges to the exclusive focus on women and girls as victims of conflict-related sexual violence
Assessing whether the Joint Investigative Mechanism on the use of chemical weapons in Syria could be a first step towards accountability for crimes against humanity and war crimes
The resolution gives political support to military action against ISIS, yet fails to provide States with a mandate to use force
The transformative capacity of conflict-sensitive education in the words of Colombian teachers, students and educationalists
Read why the main road to peace is to be walked with initiatives of real disarmament and by putting into operation the collective security system as envisaged in the Charter of the United Nations