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Universal Periodic Review of Pakistan: An opportunity or just an occasion?

Nov 12, 2017 - Peter Jacob, human rights activist in Pakistan

As a person who has engaged in the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process ever since its introduction, I have my hopes as well as fears.

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Storytelling as a tool to advance awareness of human rights

Oct 23, 2017 - Karen Schlesinger, Head of Product at Memria

Unleashing the voices of those that work to give voice to the marginalized among us.

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Human rights prizes - do they matter?

Oct 10, 2017 - Michael Khambatta, Director of The Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders (MEA). All photos: MEA

Working with the Martin Ennals Award for Human Rights Defenders this question comes up – a lot.

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Sustainable development – for whom?

Oct 06, 2017 - Deepak Nikarthil and Paul Divakar, Asia Dalit Rights Forum

The Sustainable Development Goals: A puzzle for Millions of Dalits

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About the choices we make

Aug 23, 2017 - Sandra Petersen, Executive Director of the NHRF

«There are certain things you just have to do, otherwise you're not a human being, just a piece of dirt». This is a quote from one of my favourite books The Brothers Lionheart by Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren.

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