Human Rights

The zine taking you inside Greece’s refugee kingdom
Activism

The zine taking you inside Greece’s refugee kingdom

This is what we have to say — Forgotten in an isolated Greek camp, young refugees have produced the Ritsona Kingdom Journal to remind the world they exist.

Written by: Alex King

Is virtual reality the new frontier for human rights filmmakers?
Activism

Is virtual reality the new frontier for human rights filmmakers?

Empathy through technology — Human rights and activist filmmakers talk about how VR can be a powerful tool to force underreported conflicts or forgotten issues into the public consciousness.

Written by: Alex King

The journalists risking arrest every time they speak out
Magazine

The journalists risking arrest every time they speak out

Dangerous truths — Turkey’s purge of ‘dissent’ has thrown the country into uncertainty, posing a dilemma for reporters: support the government or risk imprisonment. But for a handful of young journalists, the facts are worth fighting for.

Written by: Pesha Magid

Life inside the torture clinics that 'cure' homosexuality
Culture

Life inside the torture clinics that 'cure' homosexuality

Until You Change — Photographer Paola Paredes went undercover to document an alarming trend: the Ecuadorian rehab facilities that 'treat' gay people by brutal force. Drawing from the accounts of former patients, she pieced together why some never make it back.

Written by: Cian Traynor

The jailed photographer who captured the rise and fall of the Egyptian revolution
Photography

The jailed photographer who captured the rise and fall of the Egyptian revolution

Free Shawkan — Egyptian photographer Shawkan remains behind bars, three years after covering an anti-government demonstration in Cairo. Amnesty’s exhibition of his exceptional work is applying pressure for his immediate release.

Written by: Alex King

Did British Police help Saudi Arabia crush its Arab Spring uprising?
Activism

Did British Police help Saudi Arabia crush its Arab Spring uprising?

UK complicit in Saudi protestor executions — A new report from Reprieve suggests British College of Policing training helped Saudi Arabia violently repress pro-democracy protests in 2012.

Written by: Robbie Wojciechowski

Final prisoner serving time over Tiananmen Square protests to be released
Reportage

Final prisoner serving time over Tiananmen Square protests to be released

27 years behind bars — Miao Deshun, the last person still serving a sentence for protesting during the brutal massacre of Tiananmen Square in 1989, is set to be released in October 2016, after serving nearly thirty years.

Written by: Huck

Has criminalisation killed squatting in the UK?
Activism

Has criminalisation killed squatting in the UK?

They tried to kill it, but squatting's not dead — Despite the British government criminalising residential squatting in 2012, the squat community is still active and squatting remains a defiant protest against inadequate housing and inequality.

Written by: Vyvian Raoul

Huck's Rwanda Rising series: an artistic renaissance in the heart of Africa
Activism

Huck's Rwanda Rising series: an artistic renaissance in the heart of Africa

Rwanda Rising — Two decades after genocide, Rwanda has risen from the ashes to become a thriving arts and tech hub. This article kicks off a series, Rwanda Rising, unpicking the complex stories behind Rwanda’s creative resurgence and its seeming slide into dictatorship.

Written by: Alex King

Boots on the Ground: Volunteers of the Refugee Crisis
Film

Boots on the Ground: Volunteers of the Refugee Crisis

Helping refugees at Europe's frontier — Volunteers have stepped in to fill gaps where the international community has failed to avert a humanitarian disaster.

Written by: HUCK HQ

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