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Aug 2 2018 12:21PM
Freedom of Expression Award 2018
The Freedom of Expression Award honours an Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre production of excellent artistic merit that builds understanding and raises awareness about human rights in an inspirational way. This year 40 longlisted prod...
Jul 31 2018 9:55AM
Together, we can #Endhumantrafficking
“Men and women have the right to live their lives and raise their children in dignity, free from hunger and from the fear of violence, oppression or injustice.”
Jul 26 2018 4:41PM
The rise of social media censorship
Internet and social media crackdowns are rising as political regimes and cultures that do not embrace freedom of expression are becoming increasingly threatened by the power of social media to spread news and influence public opinion.
Jul 24 2018 2:31PM
We Shall Fight Until We Win: Celebrating a century of pioneering political women
We Shall Fight Until We Win is a graphic novel anthology marking the centenary since the Representation of the People Act. It tells the stories of lesser known women who fought and are still fighting for equal rights.
Jul 16 2018 9:52AM
The spirit of Liu Xiaobo will never die
Tuesday 13 July marked the first anniversary of the death of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo. His good friend, the writer Yedu, reflects on the legacy of one of China’s most prominent human rights and democracy advocates.