Location: Africa

Amira Yahyaoui – Power Inequality for Youth and Women Majority

Tunisian human rights defender Amira Yahyaoui talks about the global youth as an underrepresented force in many governments. She draws attention to

Alaa Murabit – Libyan Women’s Key Role in Peacebuilding

Libyan activist Alaa Murabit shows us how ongoing conflict has affected daily life in her country. She stresses the importance of acknowledging

Marc Ona Essangui – Violence and Repression by Gabon’s Rulers

Environmental activist Marc Ona Essangui describes the brutal reality in his home country Gabon – a nation that fails to provide for

Samuel Kofi Woods – Life During Liberia’s Prolonged Civil War

Samuel Kofi Woods describes his life as a human rights defender in Liberia, a nation that has endured a decades-long civil war

Tanele Maseko – Swaziland’s Monarchy Oppresses Democracy

After being invited to speak at the Oslo Freedom Forum, Swazi human rights lawyer Thulani Maseko was jailed by the absolute monarchy

UN Permanent Observer Organisations in Africa

This is a list of all Intergovernmental organizations and other entity’s that currently have permanent offices at the United Nations (UN) headquarters,

Lisa Kristine – Photos that Bear Witness to Modern Slavery

For the past two years, photographer Lisa Kristine has traveled the world, documenting the unbearably harsh realities of modern-day slavery. She shares

Welcome To Riace – Italian Town Welcomes Immigrants

In the sleepy town of Riace, immigrants make up a quarter of the population. Mayor Domenico Lucanos believes that helping them will

Dangers Facing Somali & Ethiopian Refugees Crossing Gulf Of Aden into Yemen

Up until 4.30 in this video we get a feel for the Yemeni area which refugees from Somalia and Ethiopia land, and

Crossing the Divide – Refugees Travel Home to Western Sahara

‘Crossing the Divide’, made by United Nations Television and with the support of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, follows the

Apartheid Did Not Die – South African Inequality in 1998

John Pilger discusses the situation in South Africa, in 1998, four years after Apartheid was supposed to have ended. On his return

Corrective Rape used in South Africa to ‘Cure’ Homosexuality

Corrective rape, the attempt to cure lesbians of their homosexuality, is escalating in severity in South Africa. This film explores the phenomenon

Tutu Alicante – Dictatorship, Poverty and Inhumanity in Equatorial Guinea

Equatoguinean human rights lawyer Tutu Alicante tells of the extreme poverty and lack of basic rights that the people of Equatorial Guinea

Iyad el-Baghdadi – The Arab Spring Manifesto

Palestinian writer and activist Iyad el-Baghdadi delivers an eloquent rallying cry for the “Arab Spring Generation.” El-Baghdadi explains how a generation struggling

The Largest Countries in Africa

This is a list of Africa’s countries, dependencies and nations, listed from the largest to the smallest in km2. It includes all
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