Conversations with inspiring human rights defenders.
Environmental Justice series: An interview with James Sedlak about fighting wildfires and the threat of migration
This episode is part of a series of short interviews with climate change and environmental justice activists in collaboration with Earth Refuge and E & U For The Climate. In this episode, James Sedlak discusses his experience fighting wildfires in a warming climate and the threat of migration. For more information, check out: https://earthrefuge.org/ and https://fortheclimate.eu/.
A conversation with Emma Vogelmann about disability rights in the mainstream human rights discourse
"You are not disabled; it is society that disables you". As the Disability Discrimination Act marks its 25th anniversary in Britain, Emma discusses her work as an activist in the disability rights space. She speaks about the lack of inclusion of disabled people in the mainstream international human rights discourse. Through her campaigning, she works closely with policymakers, lawyers, and NGOs to continuously shine a light on the topic.
Podcast with co-founder of Human Rights Pulse, Aqsa Hussain.
A Conversation with Mohammed Badran about changing the refugee narrative
"Refugees are always the helpless, the victims, the threat, the poor..." - Mohammed talks about the various initiatives he is involved with which turn these assumptions on their head and empower refugees to become the active participants they want to be in their new communities.
A Conversation with Jewher Ilham about the Plight of the Uyghur people
Jewher Ilham is the daughter of Ilham Tohti - a Uyghur scholar who was detained by the Chinese authorities due to his advocacy for the Uyghur people. Jewher has been campaigning for his release, as well as an end to the persecution endured by 1 million Uyghurs in the Xinjiang region of China.
A Conversation about Human Rights Pulse: How it started
Co-founders, Aqsa Hussain and Dave Inder Comar, talk about Human Rights Pulse: how it started, how it is set up, and where they see it going.
A Conversation with Hibo Wardere about the Fight to End FGM
Hibo has dedicated her life to campaigning for an end to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). We learn about her journey, developments in this area and about her vision for how we will end this endemic once and for all.