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Feb 6 2019 11:09AM
Spoken Word London's Anti-Hate Anthology
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One our Words That Burn poets, Patrick Cash, writes about what led him to set up the Spoken Word London night, an open-mic verbatim poetry night in East London. As well as the launch of the Anti-Hate Anthology from the groups poets.
Jan 27 2019 1:02PM
Remembering the Holocaust: The murder of LGBTI people is not yet history
By Maria Munir. Maria is a human rights defender and LGBTI Network Committee Member. Content warning: mentions of murder, anti-Semitism, racism, ableism, homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia Six million. That’s the first thing that of...
Jan 25 2019 12:58PM
Dying to save the environment in Mexico
Mexican environmental defender Julián Carrillo was murdered for defending his Indigenous community. Governments around the world must do more to protect human rights defenders.
Jan 25 2019 12:55PM
Putin has given Chechnya free rein to persecute LGBTI people
By Natalia Prilutskaya, Russia Researcher at Amnesty International For the second time in less than two years, a violent homophobic crackdown has left LGBTI people in Chechnya fearing for their lives. Earlier this week the Russian LGBT...
Dec 18 2018 1:37PM
We won’t end gender-based violence without sex workers
Our understanding of gender-based violence is growing. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November) marks the start of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence