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Women in Sudan: ‘Tasqut bas!’, Sexism and Graffiti with Assil Diab

If you read the news round-up from our latest Newsletter, the situation in Sudan is getting tense as the people are peacefully rallying across the country for several months now, but it may not last. We are used to see men in the crowd but women are also taking their part in the protests....

Orange Day: Rallies around the world, #NousToutes #JeMarcheLe24 in Paris

Last week in this post (in French) we mentioned Orange Day, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women and the first day of the #16Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence. Saturday we rallied in Paris and we met with members of the FIDH, Femen and other...

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...

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...

Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad awarded 2018 Nobel Peace Prize!

On Friday, Nadia Murad and Congolese Dr Denis Mukwege were jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize 2018 for their “efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war“. We often mention the incredible work of Denis Mukwege at Panzi Hospital in Bukavu, he has been...

The City of Joy Documentary is now available on Netflix

Documentaries have a very important role and we think they have the power to change the world. They promote greater understanding of the major events and issues of our time, and they can educate ourselves about important issues and change our perspective. We frequently organize online...

Oscars: Tunisia Selects ‘Beauty and the Dogs’ for Foreign-Language Category

On Wednesday, The Hollywood Reporter reported that Tunisia has submitted Beauty and the Dogs (Aala Kaf Ifrit), a French-Tunisian drama film written and directed by Kaouther Ben Hania, for the best foreign-language film Oscar. The film premiered in the Un Certain Regard section at Cannes...

Les 7èmes Rencontres Nationales des acteurs de la solidarité avec Haïti

Les 7èmes Rencontres Nationales des acteurs de la solidarité avec Haïti

Nous relayons régulièrement les rendez-vous en France qui ont pour but d’assurer la promotion d’Haïti, dans le domaine de l’art, de la musique ou bien encore dans le cadre d’échanges et de solidarité. En juin nous vous invitions à participer à...

News Digest (Aug. 25, 2018): Kofi Annan has died, UK deporting people, The Sudan Call coalition, Aquarius…

News Digest (Aug. 25, 2018): Kofi Annan has died, UK deporting people, The Sudan Call coalition, Aquarius…

This is our fourth Weekly News Digest of August, it is a selected compilation of recent stories we publish each Saturday during Summertime. Today: Students and doctor died in Sudan; UK deporting people; The Sudan Call coalition of opposition parties; South Sudan’s forests; Former...

News Digest (Aug. 18, 2018): Omar al-Bashir’s nomination, Kleptocrats in DRC, Nabeel Rajab, Haitian Book Day…

News Digest (Aug. 18, 2018): Omar al-Bashir’s nomination, Kleptocrats in DRC, Nabeel Rajab, Haitian Book Day…

This is our third Weekly News Digest of August, it is a selected compilation of recent stories we publish each Saturday during Summertime. Today: Bashir’s nomination for a third term; Doctors threaten to strike in Sudan; Rainy season in Sudan; The Sentry reports on kleptocrats in...




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