Human Rights

A festival of activism
Human Rights Politiks Struggles Workers

A festival of activism

Two years ago, the 6 Billion Ways event took place to educate and entertain the public about progressive change. This year, the event is back in full force to focus on local and global justice issues, in order to build a broad movement for progressive change. Education, organising and the […]

Cold war correspondence
Human Rights Politiks World

Cold war correspondence

In 1971, Amnesty International launched a letter-writing campaign and asked supporters to write to families of imprisoned Soviet dissidents. One of those dissidents, Slava Aidova, had a daughter, Marina, who was sent a postcard from a British couple. The postcard was simple, it read: With love from Newbury. Berks. England. […]

A night for the children of War
Human Rights World

A night for the children of War

Joanne Baker is an activist from Bristol who, similar to other colleagues, worked in Iraq to brake UN sanctions imposed on the civilian population of the Asian country, following the first Gulf War. Joanne brought medicines to an Iraqi hospital from the United Kingdom, risking imprisonment. Her experience in the Iraqi […]

Power to change
Human Rights Migrants

Power to change

Even though we would like to think it outdated, racial discrimination still happens every day, and it is up to the people and the government to not ignore it and to continue to fight it. One organisation that is certainly doing its best to fight racism is the Committee on […]

Innocent victims
Globe Human Rights Struggles

Innocent victims

The romanticized depiction of war shows gallant young soldiers bravely fighting for freedom or democracy for their country. However comforting this image may be, it is a far cry from the gruesome realities of war. One of the realities of war most overlooked is that of the children in occupied […]