Posts Tagged ‘Human rights’

 
 

International Institute for Genocide & Human Rights Studies

The institute is engaged in research, publication and education in the field of genocide and human rights. This is achieved through comparitive and interdisciplinary analysis of such cases as the Holocaust, the Armenian Genocide, Cambodia and Rwanda, among others. The institute strives to show through a comparitive approach that genocide is a shared human experience [...]

Author: Ivana Ivakic
Posted on: March 24, 2011

Genocide Watch

Genocide Watch exists to predict, prevent, stop, and punish genocide and other forms of mass murder. We seek to raise awareness and influence public policy concerning potential and actual genocide. Our purpose is to build an international movement to prevent and stop genocide.
This organization is interesting for this website because it explains eight stages to [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 5, 2010

Witness

NGO WITNESS’ mission is to use video to open the eyes of the world to human rights violations. Witness empowers people to transform personal stories of abuse into powerful tools for justice, promoting public engagement and policy change. Witness envisions a just, equitable world in which all individuals and communities are able to defend and uphold their human [...]

Author: Eva Dekker
Posted on: November 5, 2010

USA vs. Al-Arian

Interesting documentary directed by the Norwegian Line Halvorsen. It describes the political imprisonment of US professor Sami Al-Arian and the social construction of the evil Arab in the United States. The documentary shows the impact this has on the daily life of the Al-Arian family.
The documentary has received an Audience Award (Tromsø International Film Festival [...]

Author: Ivana Ivakic
Posted on: September 28, 2010