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RADIO: 20th Rights Report

RADIO: 20th Rights Report

Adam Bemma | Radio Coordinator The 20th edition of the jhr Rights Report sheds light on the Palestinian public relations campaign to gain statehood and full diplomatic recognition at the United Nations. The Rights Report also connects with Canadian journalist Ali Mustafa in Cairo to find out about the upcoming Egyptian presidential election, and for an on-the-ground look at the … Continue reading

RADIO: The 17th Rights Report

RADIO: The 17th Rights Report

Adam Bemma| Radio Coordinator  The 17th edition of the JHR Rights Report speaks to Afghans for Peace, a group of Afghans fighting for the right to self-determination in a country under occupation, and looks at how a group of young female boxers are fighting for equal rights and changing Afghan society. *Rights Report news update*: 23-year-old Saudi … Continue reading

RADIO: The 16th Rights Report

RADIO: The 16th Rights Report

Adam Bemma | Radio Coordinator The 16th edition of the jhr Rights Report brings attention to gender-based violence in Canada and around the world. First, International Crisis Group President/CEO Louise Arbour wrote an editorial in Canada’s Globe and Mail newspaper calling on Sri Lanka to end gender-based violence against Tamil women. Second, Missing Justice is a … Continue reading

RADIO: The 15th Rights Report

RADIO: The 15th Rights Report

Adam Bemma| Radio Coordinator The 15th edition of the jhr Rights Report examines the ICC and chief prosecutor Luis Moreno-Ocampo‘s case against several high-profile politicians in Kenya, as well as the trial of Liberia’s Charles Taylor at the Hague. *Rights Report news update* According to a Haitian judge, former dictator Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” Duvalier will not … Continue reading

RADIO: The 14th Rights Report

RADIO: The 14th Rights Report

Adam Bemma | Radio Coordinator The 14th edition of the jhr Rights Report focuses on Burma. After repeated calls by the international community to stop human rights violations, Myanmar’s regime is releasing political prisoners and allowing democracy activists to regroup under the National League for Democracy party banner. *Rights Report news update* Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil … Continue reading

RADIO: The 13th Rights Report

RADIO: The 13th Rights Report

Adam Bemma | Radio Coordinator  The 13th edition of the jhr Rights Report commemorates the sombre anniversary of the Haiti earthquake, 10 years since the opening of Guantanamo Bay prison, and one year of the Egyptian revolution, which brought down dictator Hosni Mubarak. The Rights Report speaks to Dr. Wendy Lai from MSF in Haiti … Continue reading