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You will find Protection International’s video productions on our special video page.

You can also browse our aggregated video news below.

As part of the 16 Days Campaign Against Gender Based Violence (November 25 – December 10, 2013) AWID is honoring Feminists and Women Human Rights Defenders (WHRDs) Who Are No Longer With Us and whose contributions to the advancement of human rights are very much missed. The tribute was first launched at AWID’s 12th International Forum on Women’s Rights in Development, held in April 2012 in Istanbul, Turkey. The new version of the tribute [...]
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The people of the Peace Community of San José de Apartadó, Colombia, have faced threats, stigmatisation and killings because of their decision to resist displacement, embrace nonviolence and work together to create a better world for future generations. They are seeking justice for human rights violations, nonviolence in the midst of a conflict zone, and environmental sustainability. Bruce McCallum has produced this video for PBI in March 2014, to coincide [...]
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On March 2, 2012 courageous men and women from the communities of San Jose del Golfo and San Pedro Ayumpuc joined together in opposition to the construction of a gold mine near to their homes. Their concern is that the US-owned mining operation will negatively impact the air and water, damage crops and affect the health of their families and neighbors. Now, as the movement approaches its second anniversary, we [...]
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Meet Esperance Kavira Furaha. Esperance is a young and up-and-coming women’s rights and peace activist from the province of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Esperance works with Solidarité Féminine pour la Paix et le Développement Intégral/ Women’s Solidarity for Peace and Integrated Development (SOFEPADI) to raise awareness about sexual violence in her country and mobilize survivors to demand justice.     Esperance’s life as an activist began in [...]
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Meet Julienne Lusenge. Julienne is the President of Female Solidarity for Integrated Peace and Development (SOFEPADI), a coalition of 40 women’s organizations in the Eastern provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). SOFEPADI works to defend and protect women’s rights and provide support to survivors of sexual violence by advocating for justice. Julienne works tirelessly to manage the coalition as it fights for an end to sexual violence in the DRC. Julienne became [...]
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Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega is serving an 18-year prison sentence for “terrorism”. He was charged in 2011 after giving speeches and writing articles criticizing the government and supporting free speech. He is a prisoner of conscience. Eskinder has long been a thorn in the side of the Ethiopian authorities. He has previously been harassed, arrested and prosecuted a number of times for his writing. Between 2006 and 2007, Eskinder and [...]
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What is the role of human rights defenders in identifying, preventing, mitigating and remedying the adverse impacts of large-scale development projects? What are the responsibilities of States, corporations and multilateral development actors in ensuring that human rights defenders can undertake their work in a safe and enabling environment? These questions were addressed at an ISHR side event on the role, protection and effective participation on human rights defenders in development. [...]
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Dozens of Activists and Journalists Jailed, Restrictive Laws Adopted (Berlin, September 2, 2013)  The Azerbaijani government is engaged in a deliberate, abusive strategy to limit dissent, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. The strategy is designed to curtail opposition political activity, limit public criticism of the government, and exercise greater control over nongovernmental organizations. The clampdown on freedom of expression, assembly, and association have accelerated in the [...]
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