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Persecution against human rights defenders in the south of Honduras increases

Original article published 24 March 2020 by Radio Progreso (Honduras)

In the midst of the curfew and the uncertainty which has come with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic to Honduras, the state is taking advantage of the situation to increase the criminalization and persecution of human rights defenders, above all in the department of Choluteca. 602 woorden meer

Pierre Rousset: 2,000 dead as coronavirus ravages France

As of March 28, France ranks fifth in global Covid-19 deaths, with 1,995 deaths (365 and 299 on Thursday and Friday respectively) and approximately 33,000 dedected coronavirus infections. 2.856 woorden meer


Week 2: Social Movements in the Social Media Age

0. Introduction in the Time of Corona

Making a Movement: What is a social movement, what is social justice activism, who is an activist? What do we know about the role of the media today, especially with the focus on social media and digital tools? 2.124 woorden meer


Ever since broadcaster Aldrin Sampear tweeted about the undesirability of feminism towards potential allies in response to a disagreement on Twitter, it got me thinking about the politics of palatableness. 1.162 woorden meer


Week 1: Getting started

This first week is a light one, about introductions and definitions, to the course themes, practices, and us.

For this session, please read this short definition of social movement media and media activism… 662 woorden meer


Dzien kobiet or how Gdansk marched on Woman’s Day

Back in 2005, few groups of people gathered for the first time in the centre of the city bathed by the Baltic Sea. This year, … 1.724 woorden meer