*UPDATE, 27 July: 100+ HIV/AIDS and human rights organizations - including WITNESS, Human Rights Watch, and the International HIV/AIDS Alliance - co-sign a letter to the Royal Government of Cambodia expressing "deep concern about the discriminatory and potentially life-threatening treatment of HIV-affected families from the Borei Keila community."
By: HR2Housing, Posted: Jul 24 09
Since 2005, New Orleans residents – particularly in low-income communities – have been fighting against forced evictions resulting from the city’s rebuilding plans. As part of the city’s overall development approach, which favors private sector interests over the interests of low-income residents, the Housing Authority of New Orleans (HANO) has demolished thousands of public housing units without regard for residents' human right to housing and denying them the chance to participate in the development process.
It's a sober, even sombre design, black, with black and white talking heads front and centre. It's called Never Again Sri Lanka, and it's a compelling archive of video interviews with ordinary people and experts affected by Black July - a series of attacks on Tamils that left X citizens dead in July 1983. Most of the interviews are conducted in Tamil, subtitled in Sinhalese or English, and focus on XXX.
Hello, Hub blog readers! My name is Teague Schneiter, and I am a new intern at WITNESS. I've come here through a partnership between WITNESS and my Master's program at the University of Amsterdam in Preservation & Presentation of the Moving Image, and though there have been a number of students from the P&P program at WITNESS, I have the exciting privilege of being the first to join forces with the Hub.
The Land on Which We Stand