India’s contribution to the UDHR: A remarkable achievement

apr. 09, 2019 - Miloon Kothari - Independent Expert on Human Rights and Social Policy; former UN Special Rapporteur; Member of the NHRF Advisory Board

Indian leaders have long impacted Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the United Nations itself. Miloon Kothari reflects on how India has helped shape path-breaking human rights norms on an international scale.

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Sri Lanka: Good progress on transitional justice?

jan. 30, 2019 - Yolanda Foster, trainer with the Affected Families Forum (AFF). AFF is a network of relatives of people who disappeared during the war in Sri Lanka.

The answer to that question depends on who you ask.

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The Difficult Search

juni 01, 2018 - Mary Aileen Diez-Bacalso

What keeps me going in the search for truth for the involuntarily disappeared?

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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

okt. 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 do any good?

okt. 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 (MEA) this question comes up – a lot.

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