Human Rights in Russia today
Former Amnesty International Director in Russia, Sergei Nikitin, discusses the difficulties experienced by human rights defenders in Russia, including police harassment and the attempted closure of the Amnesty office.
Taking the Long View: Civil Society Resistance and Resilience
We will be holding a workshop in York on 4-5 November 2019 on civil society strategies to push back against shrinking space. The workshop will ‘take the long view’ by focusing on 1) empirical, evidence-based studies of civil society resistance and resilience, and 2) historical precedents, lessons and insights of relevance to current situations. Panels will include human rights defenders from Africa,Turkey, Hong Kong and Brazil.
Art + Research [a workshop]
Interactive workshop exploring links between artistic practice and research + trying out walking methods
Does your research involve people? or places? or people and places?
Book Launch: #YearningForJustice
CAHR's visiting human rights defender Han Hui Hui launches the book she has worked on during her Protective Fellowship, #YearningForJustice, discussing the current human rights situation in Singapore.
Learning from HRDs: Resisting the Kingdom of Fear
Exiled Saudi Arabian human rights defender Ameen Nemer discusses contemporary human rights issues in his home country, including women's rights and recent policy reforms.