After more than two years of unfair hearings, 11 activists arrested for standing up for human rights in Turkey will finally hear the court’s decision on their case on 19 February 2020. If convicted, they could face up to 15 years in prison.
Watch Amyra Leon's perform 'Right to Be', explore Elsa Wiezell's 'Encounter with Freedom' and create your own freedom poem.
Watch Luke Wright share his advice to get stared, explore Dean Atta's poem 'I Come From' and respond with your own version.
Join us for this Words That Burn bitesize blog series as we explore the power of poetry. We will introduce you to some incredible poets and share simple activities you can do to inspire your own poetry.
Watch Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan perform ‘This is not a humanizing poem’, explore Sabrina Mahfouz's ‘SOLIDARITY POEM (for all those defending human rights)’ and create your own poem in response to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights...
We published a first version of this blog in April. This new post covers 10 human rights developments which took place in May and June 2020. It is of course non-exhaustive. 1. Nigeria: children are the first victims of the conflict...