Monthly Archives: November 2012

The impact of human rights education on community policing

Victoria Police community policing

David Jada is a Sudanese youth leader in Melbourne, Australia. Relations with the Victoria Police are sometimes tense. Members of the police have been accused of “overpolicing” Sudanese youth, and young people in David’s community, many of them recent immigrants,

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‘A Path to Dignity’ screened at Council of Europe

Panel discussion following screening of 'A Path to Dignity' at Council of Europe (from left to right): Kazunari Fujii (SGI), Felisa Tibbitts (HREA) and Elena Ippoliti (OHCHR) (Photo courtesy of Council of Europe)

Today our new documentary film “A Path to Dignity: The Power of Human Rights Education” was screened at the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, France. Almost fifty people attended the screening, which was followed by a panel discussion. The screening and

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Premalatha’s story

Premalatha: "I have been denied my rights. But these rights are my birthright."

“I have been denied my rights. But these rights are my birthright,” says Premalatha, a school child in a village near Madurai in the Tamil Nadu region of southern India. She encounters caste and gender-based discrimination. When she fetches water

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