Journalists face an escalating risk of violence, threats and government censorship ‘like never before’, according to a report from Index on Censorship. The statistics are alarming. During 2016 in Europe alone, … Continued
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This is a case from 2006 about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), an abhorrent human rights abuse. It is often crudely performed, is sometimes fatal and leaves serious mental and physical scars, with … Continued
No. 21 of #50cases. You’re getting treatment for drug addiction from Narcotics Anonymous. Wouldn’t you would hope the fact would remain… anonymous? Unsurprisingly, supermodel Naomi Campbell was furious when the national press published photos … Continued
Just because we’re done with #50cases that doesn’t mean we’re going to stop translating key human rights stories into plain-English stories. Starting today, and continuing for the next two weeks, … Continued
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1 October 2016 is the 70th anniversary of the end of the Nuremberg war crimes trials. To mark this important day, our friends at the Met Film School MA Programme … Continued
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