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Orange Day 2018 : 16 jours d’action contre les violences faites aux femmes

Dans une dizaine de jours nous lancerons notre Human Rights Week 2018 avec à l’honneur, les 10 ans de l’initiative ‘60 Signatures pour le 60ème Anniversaire de la Déclaration Universelle des Droits de l’homme‘ lancée par Max Dana, fondatrice du MagkaSama...

The Heart of Nuba: Oscar Nominations, New Screenings and Donation Cards

We are proud to be a partner of The Heart of Nuba (visit our page dedicated to the movie here) and we regularly keep you updated with their latest news and actions as we know many of you are interested in the work of Dr Tom Catena and support him. In their November 2018 Bulletin, The...

Paris Peace Forum with UN Women, Reporters without Borders, The Elders and many others

In May we announced the first Paris Peace Forum which started this weekend and is taking place in La Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris, France until today. Many organizations are attending the event and we took this opportunity to meet with some of them....

Mobile Film Festival 2018: 51 minutes for Human Rights #StandUp4HumanRights

Ten years ago, to mark the 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), our founder Max Dana launched the ’60 Signers for the 60th Anniversary’ Initiative supported by Amnesty International, UNICEF, UNHCR, Human Rights Watch, FIDH, Reporters without...

The International Community and Khartoum’s ‘Final Solution’ in Darfur

Sudan expert Eric Reeves has been writing about Sudan and Darfur for almost two decades. Working full-time as a Sudan researcher and analyst, Reeves has also testified several times before the Congress. When the MagkaSama Project was created in 2003 (read more here) to alert to the...

Festival Cinéma et droits humains 2018 avec Amnesty International France

Après une très belle 8ème édition l’année dernière à laquelle nous avions assisté, l’édition 2018 du Festival Cinéma et droits humains est de retour au cinéma Le Reflet Médicis du 7 au 13 novembre 2018. L’événement est organisé par les bénévoles...

Human Rights debate with The Elders and young leaders at SOAS University of London

Yesterday, members of The Elders, former UN representatives and the next generation of leaders from the British Council’s Future Leaders Connect programme organized an evening of debate and discussion on human rights. We sent the link to watch the broadcast of the online event in...

Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov wins 2018 Sakharov Prize

The Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, named in honour of the Soviet physicist and political dissident Andrei Sakharov, has been awarded annually since 1988 to individuals, groups of people and organizations defending human rights and fundamental freedoms. The first prize was awarded...

200e vigile pour la libération de Raif Badawi le 26 octobre à Sherbrooke !

200e vigile pour la libération de Raif Badawi le 26 octobre à Sherbrooke !

Vous êtes nombreux à soutenir Raif Badawi, le blogueur Saudien emprisonné depuis 2012 pour avoir tenu un blog ‘libéral’ prônant la liberté d’expression. Il a été condamné à 10 ans de prison et 1000 coups de fouets pour « insulte à l’Islam ». Certains d’entre...

Breaking The Silence: Congo Week, October 14 – 20, 2018

Since 2008, we have participated in Breaking The Silence: Congo Week, and many of you joined us in 2013 when we organized events and discussions during this special week. The purpose of Congo Week is to raise global consciousness about the situation in the Congo and advocate for peace,...




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