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Monday, 29 February 2016

Gael Garcia Bernal #Mexico

I feel like love and respect are the same thing.
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All tragedies begin as a love story. Joachim Lafosse


Amos Gitaï #Israel

A Jewish state should believe in ideas.

Brillante Mendoza #Philippine

We can all commit mistakes, but committing a mistake doesn’t make us a bad person.
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Philippe Cottier #FIFDH16

Hélène and Victor Barbour Foundation

Aude Py - Splendid

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Marcela Zamora Chamorro #FIFDH16

Entonces la mujer no habla, nunca se presta para hablar, por eso yo quise darle voz a las mujeres para contar la historia desde este punto de vista.

Nabil Ayouch - Much Loved


J’ai envie de pouvoir continuer à parler de ce qui m’inspire et de ce qui me révolte, de ce qui me choque, ou de ce qu’il me semble important de mettre en débat, en discussion, parce que je crois que ça sert aussi à ça le cinéma.

Friday, 26 February 2016

Postcards from Sanhan #Yemen

Comic story written by Laura Silvia Battaglia. Drawings by Gianluca Costantini. 
Published in the Internazionale journal February 26 / March 3, 2016 • Number 1142

Barbara Hendricks #FIFDH

- Tout au long de ma vie, je me suis encouragée à ouvrir les yeux et à avancer vers la lumière.

Made in France! - Nicolas Boukhrief #FIFDH16


Gimme Five! #Sicily

Port Augusta, Sicily
Source Photo lapresse

Massimiliano Alberghini - Candidato sindaco per Lista Ravenna e Lega Nord

Andremo in Israele che credo possa insegnare a chiunque in tema di sicurezza e andremo a studiare il loro modello per valutare se è applicabile nel nostro contesto!
Massimiliano Alberghini - Candidato sindaco per Lista per Ravenna e Lega Nord
Gianluca Pini - Lega Nord

Wednesday, 24 February 2016

Windows on death row #FIFDH


Images can trigger conversations, sometimes far better than words. Internationally known political cartoonist Patrick Chappatte and journalist Anne-Frederique Widmann have come together to organize a one of a kind exhibition, entitled WINDOWS ON DEATH ROW: Art From Inside and Outside the Prison Walls. Continue

Sonita Alizadeh #Afghanistan

Girls are not burdens, but opportunites!
International Film Festival an forum on Human Rights #FIFDH

Rohksaerh Ghaemmaghami - Sonita

18-year-old Sonita is an undocumented Afghan illegal immigrant living in the suburbs of Tehran. She fights to live the way she wants: As a rapper in spite of all her obstacles she confronts in Iran and her conservative family. In harsh contrast to her goal is the plan of her family – strongly advanced by her mother – to make her a bride and sell her to a new family for the price of $9,000. Continue

Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein - UN’s High-Commissioner for Human Rights

I regret that more and more Governments around the world are using national security measures to restrict the rights to freedom of expression, association and peaceful assembly, and also as a tool to target human rights defenders and silence critics Continue

Tuesday, 23 February 2016

Leila Alaoui #Ouagadougou


- I want to look at this lost youth that as no more identity.
The photographer Leila Alaoui ha died aged 33 of a heart attack after being shot in terrorist attacks in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
International Film Festival an forum on Human Rights #FIFDH

Sunday, 21 February 2016

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei poses as drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi

It is a personal act, very simple; an artist trying not just to watch events but to act, and I made this decision spontaneously. Ai Weiwi
Source photo Rohit Chawla

Saturday, 20 February 2016

We have to keep the freedom. Yang Jianli #China


We have to keep the freedom. We have to preserve this freedom because without it, things can go wrong very easily, very quickly.

I am a Yazidi woman! Vian Dakhil

Drawing for: Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy


Tom Gross #MiddleEast

Senator Bernie Sanders became the first ever Jew (albeit now a secular one) to win an American presidential primary election on Tuesday, with his massive win over Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire. This has sparked quite a lot of interest in the Jewish and Israeli media. http://www.tomgrossmedia.com

Svitlana Zalishchuk #Ukraine

Ukrainian Parliament adopted anti-discrimination LGBT amendment.
Drawing for: Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

Sohrab Ahmari #Iran | The Wall Street Journal

Five years after the Arab Spring the freest Arabs still are those who are citizens of Israel

Rosa Maria Paya #Cuba

CUBA decide
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Friday, 19 February 2016

Polina Nemirovskaja #Russia

Drawing for: Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

Orhan Kemal Cengiz #Turkey

Free critical if ready to be punished!
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Antonio Ledezma FREE! Mitzy Capriles #Venezuela

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Lord David Trimble #Ireland

Good Friday Agreement!
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Lee Young-guk #NorthKorea

I was Kim Jong II's Bodyguard.
As power was handed down to the third generation, it became crueler. Kim Jong Un has created loyalty, but it is fake and based on fear.
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Joan Hoey | Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

Democracy on the Edge: Populism and Protest
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Thursday, 18 February 2016

Jigme Golog #Tibet



2008 was the most difficult imprisonment for me because I was tortured brutally. The torture was more cruel and severe than during the other detentions. For 1 month and 22 days I was continuously tortured and I don’t remember a single day during this detention when I wasn’t tortured.

Javier El-Hage #Bolivia

International Human Rights Law, International Criminal Law, International Democracy Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, and International Investment Law & Arbitration.

Fare il sindaco di Fabrizio Matteucci #Ravenna

Rimuovere panchine, alzare muri, dare le scope agli stranieri, secchielli... GENIALE!
Matteo Salvini studia dal migliore.

Drawing for Ravenna&Dintorni Magazine

Wednesday, 17 February 2016

Jan Ilhan Kizilhan #Syria #Iraq

Helping the escaped slaves of Isis!
At this clinic in Iraq’s Kurdish north, women who have suffered unspeakable cruelty come for help.
Drawing for: Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

Irwin Cotler #Canada

Unconscionable attack today against Palestinian family in West Bank. Heartfelt condolences to loved ones of murdered toddler Ali Dawabsheh.

Ilhan Kyuchyuk #Bulgaria

Promoting equality, anti discrimination an tolerance is the way to deal with rising right-wing populism and extremism. 
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Ensaf Haidar - Free Raif Badawi!

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Darya Safai #Iran

Let Iranian Women Enter Their Stadiums! Link

Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Daniel R. Mekonnen #Eritrea

Eritrea needs urgently to change direction politically. It is in dire need of a political transition, be it in the form of a revolution or negotiation, in order to facilitate the establishment of a democratic constitutional order at the earliest opportunity. Continue

Democracy Containment Doctrine. Christopher Walker



Anne Brasseur | Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

Human Rights, democracy and the rule of law know no borders and never should!

Anastasia Lin | Geneva Summit for Human Rights and Democracy

We have a moral and legal obligation to oppose China's human rights abuses!

Anna Day FREE!! #Bahrain

US reporter Anna Day detained during clashes on anniversary of 2011 protests.