ARTICLE 19 London Freemuse
London Turkish Publishers Association
International Freedom of Expression Exchange:
A series of Human Rights Defender Profiles 2015 to date
I have been commissioned to write a series of profiles of human rights defenders around the world for the International Freedom of Expression Exchange (IFEX) website. More than forty have been posted on the IFEX site from August 2015 to date. Here are some of them:
Karima Bennoune, UN Rapporteur in
the field of culture
Extra Judicial Executions
photographer & LGBTQ activist
Video UNESCO Diversity of Cultural Expressions – Artistic Freedom is not a Luxury
Sara Whyatt is among a number of experts interviewed on the importance of artistic freedom for this UNESCO video created by the team working on the Diversity of Cultures. Click on the image to watch.
9 January 2017
High level government officials accused of creating a 'blacklist' against 9,743 artists in South Korea for their criticism of President Park Geun-hye are now themselves under investigation.
A review of the strength of civil disobedience in Turkey at a time of crackdowns and mass arrests.