Category Archives: Human Rights

75% of International Aid Doesn’t Meet Transparency Standards

According to the Publish What You Fund campaign, only a quarter of international aid meets transparency standards. The 2016 Aid Transparency Index raises a lot more questions from donors and governments on how money is spent and whether accountability mechanisms … Continue reading

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International Day of Reflection on Rwanda Genocide

As appalling as it may sound, there are days dedicated to genocides. So that people stop and think about history atrocities and commit to avoid repeating them. On 7 April, the UN commemorates the first day the genocide in Rwanda … Continue reading

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#PrayforLahore Intolerance Strikes in #Pakistan

Different media coverage, just as important though. Christian mothers and children targeted in Easter deadly blast leaves 70 dead #Pakistan#PrayForLahore Human blood is the same Media coverage is different ©Steve McCurry PAKISTAN Peshawar 1984 pic.twitter.com/j6fZLUsMHH — Art my Fire (@ArtLify) … Continue reading

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Women Censored for Offending the Offender

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International #Anticorruption Day #Colectiv

Celebrating the International Anticorruption Day ! I have just been retweeted by Transparency International which is great! I believe the most important picture of anti-corruption struggle in Romania were the October #Colectiv protests following the death of 60 people in … Continue reading

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World Toilet Day – Lest We Forget

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Refugees in EU: Welcome to Austria

September 2015/Hungary. An exceptional Hungarian adventure! After being shot at close to the Iranian border, almost drowned in the Mediterranean, beaten in Turkey and starved in Hungary, refugees walked on foot until they reached the Austrian border. Never mind the … Continue reading

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Refugees in Europe: Asylum Applications per Country (Chart)

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Syrian and Iraqi Refugees vs Tourists in Kos, Greece

Uncomfortable: A tourist couple (right) and a group of temporarily detained immigrants take shelter from rain outside a police station in Kos island

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Reza Deghati at #SIGEF2014: Art and Education for Social Change

A humanitarian at heart, Reza Deghati is a worldwide famous photojournalist whose work you may admire on the covers of National Geographic amongst other places. I was lucky enough to listen, interpret and admire part of his work at SIGEF … Continue reading

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