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Best Human Rights podcasts we could find (updated June 2020)
Best Human Rights podcasts we could find
Updated June 2020
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This biweekly podcast will challenge you to study the issues related to human trafficking, become an educated voice in understanding this global problem, and ultimately make a difference in helping bring it to an end. Sandra Morgan, Director of the Global Center for Women and Justice at Vanguard University of Southern California and Dave Stachowiak, Board Member of the Center, explore issues in each episode that will help educate you to be a helpful voice in ending human trafficking.
 
The Rev. Mark A. Thompson has spent most of his life as a political, civil rights & human rights activist and organizer. He not only has been a part of every major social justice movement & event over the past 35 years, he has also been a radio broadcaster for three decades, and he has spent over 10 years as a television commentator, as well. Mark, hosts Make It Plain, a political, human rights and non-mainstream news podcast. Mark’s lifelong social justice activism intersects with his years ...
 
Imagine being arrested for taking pictures of a farm, harassed for reading a storybook to children, or jailed for displaying a photograph in a museum. Censorship like this seems unimaginable, but it’s real and happens every day. Bleeped tells these stories. Each episode relives a David and Goliath tale of an individual who triumphed over censorship from a powerful organization, showing that if you’ve been wronged, you can fight back and win! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out info ...
 
The Rights Track podcast gets the hard facts about the human rights challenges facing the world today and aims to get our thinking about human rights on the right track. The podcast is hosted by Professor Todd Landman, a human rights scholar and champion for the advancement of human rights understanding. In our latest series, we take our podcast on the road to capture the voices, experiences and knowledge of people around the world who are part of the global coalition to end Modern Slavery b ...
 
Join me every day for Human Rights a Day. It's a journey through 365 Days of Human Rights Celebrations and Tragedies That Inspired Canada and the World. The short 2 minute readings are from my book Steps in the Rights Direction. Meet people who didn't want to be special but chose to stick their neck out and stand up for what they believed and in doing so changed our world. There's still room for you to make a difference. Start each day with something that will inspire and motivate you to tak ...
 
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was ratified in 1948 by the United Nations General Assembly. It defines the fundamental rights of individuals, and exhorts all governments to protect these rights. The UN has translated the document into over three hundred languages and dialects. This audiobook includes readings in 21 languages.
 
The Oxford Human Rights Hub (OxHRH) aims to bring together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers from across the globe to advance the understanding and protection of human rights and equality. Through the vigorous exchange of ideas and resources, we strive to facilitate a better understanding of human rights principles, to develop new approaches to policy, and to influence the development of human rights law and practice.
 
WorldAffairs is dedicated to curating conversations across difference, on both global challenges and global solutions. We explore international affairs with the world’s most knowledgeable voices in politics, business, academia, media and technology. Each hour-long episode marries thought-provoking analysis from multiple perspectives to make complex issues relatable. Our expert hosts, former nuclear policy expert Philip Yun, and renowned journalists Ray Suarez and Markos Kounalakis, have only ...
 
Dive past the headlines in Israel-Palestine to explore the issues and stories other outlets tend to ignore with +972 Magazine writers and local activists, politicians, and experts. +972 Magazine is owned and operated by a group of Israeli and Palestinian journalists, providing fresh, in-depth reporting and analysis directly from the ground in Israel-Palestine. The magazine is committed to human rights, democracy, and freedom of information, and actively opposes the Israeli occupation.
 
The Tale of Mankind: Global Goals & Human Rights (Twitter| Instagram| Facebook|LinkedIN: @taleofmankind) is an initiative by Aniket Gupta & Seher Taneja to promote #GlobalGoals & #HumanRights Education in classrooms of whole world to amplify the voices of children and empower them to become NextGen Changemakers because Together We Achieve More but Unless we don't know them, We can't achieve them. Aniket Gupta Founder, The Tale of Mankind: SDGs & Human Right UN Youth Ambassador for SDG-4 "Qua ...
 
A weekly podcast about building great relationships, cultivating wonder, and making things better for other people. Hosted by veteran community-builder Bart Campolo, the show features friendly, thoughtful conversations with a wide array of scientists, activists, artists and oddballs. Humanize Me is a production of Jux Media.
 
RightsCast brings you discussion on a wide range of contemporary and enduring human rights issues from the University of Essex Human Rights Centre. Bringing together diverse voices from all over the world, we apply a human rights lens to better understand current events, to discuss key issues, and to explore how to achieve social change. From grassroots movements to major international affairs, join us each week as we talk to the people behind the stories and seek to create a dialogue around ...
 
ARZone exists to help educate vegans and non-vegans alike about the obligations human beings have toward all other animals. By providing a space for a variety of blog posts, forum discussions, notes, videos and more, ARZone fosters a sense of community among its members. Through live online chats as well as through recorded audio podcasts with a diversity of people who work both within and outside of the animal advocacy community, ARZone supports respectful and rational discourse and intelli ...
 
The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights launched “Pod for the Cause” podcast to expand the conversation on critical civil and human rights challenges of our day: census, justice reform, policing, education, fighting hate & bias, judicial nominations, fair courts, voting rights, media & tech, economic security, immigration, and human rights. Through this expanded dialogue, we want to spur activism that drives change in our communities and country. Be sure to SUBSCRIBE to the show ...
 
Beautiful Minds captures honest and optimistic conversations with smart, passionate and genuine people, who seek to change the world for the better. Join us to speak about human rights and social change! We hope you will show your support by sharing this podcast with your family, friends and colleagues, or anyone interested in the reality of human rights work. You can find us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BeautifulMindsthePodcast/ or on our website: https://www.beautifulmindspodcast.com
 
A show about human rights coming to you every week from the Cambridge Centre of Governance and Human Rights. Tune in each week as our panel explores the rights and wrongs of contemporary politics, joined by fascinating guests from the University of Cambridge and around the world. (All rights reserved, so to speak. Our theme song, "Relative Dimensions", was created by the artificial intelligence at JukeDeck.)
 
Inner Sight broadcasts talks on philosophical and spiritual topics essential to everyday life. Inner Sight is an activity of the Lucis Trust. Founded by Alice Bailey in 1922, Lucis Trust is a nonprofit, nonsectarian and nonpolitical organization that promotes right human relations, goodwill and the oneness of humanity. To learn more about our related programs (World Goodwill, Triangles, the Arcane School, and Full Moon Meditations) visit www.lucistrust.org.
 
• In this series, activists, business executives, government officials, lawyers, and academics from around the world share topical and current stories of businesses impacting people in their everyday lives. Developed by the Institute for Human Rights and Business (IHRB), this series elevates the range of voices – governments, businesses, and civil society – in the discussion on how to make human rights part of everyday business.
 
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This week Simon Cosgrove and Sergei Nikitin talk with Valentina Cherevatenko (pictured), chair and coordinator of the NGO Women of the Don Union, and chair of the board of the Women of the Don Foundation for the Promotion of Civil Society and Human Rights. Valentina Cherevatenko has led the work of Women of the Don since the organisation was set up…
 
NGO Monitor's new report lays out the UN's COVID-19 humanitarian aid program for the West Bank and Gaza. Where is this money going? Who are the UN's partners on the ground? Are donor governments aware of the potential abuse of their funds by terror-linked actors? Find out in this week's episode with our host Yona Schiffmiller and Managing Editor Be…
 
In this episode we interview Dr. Deborah Weston about the significance of the right to read and about the public inquiry taking place in Ontario into human rights issues affecting students with reading disabilities. References for this episode: Ontario Human Rights Commission inquiry website Empowering Readers and the Right to Read – Dr. Weston…
 
In this Episode 1, Our Guest is Bronwyn Joyce from Australia.Bronwyn Joyce is an Edupreneur whose vision is that educators should be empowered innovators and students should be the change makers of the world. Specialising in Curriculum Innovation and Critical and Creative Thinking. Bronwyn brings the world into classrooms. With 16 years experience …
 
In this episode we talk about the reality of being a human rights lawyer in Nepal. We discuss how the legal and political aspects of human rights complement each other. We deconstruct strategies aiming at progressing the human rights agenda, drawing from very concrete cases in the field of migrant workers' rights. How did the wide media coverage of…
 
Three front line workers describe their experiences at the Moria refugee camp in Greece. United by compassion and hope, hear how NGOs, volunteers, and healthcare workers are working together to help those in need and prepare for COVID-19 outbreaks in the camp. Series: "Compassion Beyond Borders" [Public Affairs] [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] […
 
The work on the ground is not near done, says Irna Landrum, Campaigns Manager DailyKos, as activists in Minneapolis are trying to find a balance in demonstrating and caring for the community. She and other reporters and activists have found accelerants hidden in alleyways and on private property, gasoline in water bottles, and are wary of any sudde…
 
In this episode representatives of the Ontario Teacher Candidates’ Council sum up their ongoing advocacy to provide a voice for student teachers in the face of arbitrary government changes to the way teachers are educated. At the time of release the OTCC informs that in light of their advocacy the Math Proficiency Test is no…
 
As our country remains in a state of unrest, Congressman Don Beyer of Virginia's 8th District is not shying away from calling George Floyd's death what it was: murder. In today's episode, he reflects on that as well as his discomfort with the fact that some people seem more upset about property damage than what is happening to human lives. You'll a…
 
Season 2, Episode 6 - Hong Kong MomentThis episode takes us to Hong Kong, where citizens are facing an unprecedented crisis brought on by China’s announcement that it would introduce new national security legislation to control the territory. Hong Kong saw a massive uprising of protest in 2019 against what was seen as moves by the Chinese governmen…
 
UNHCR have released a set of documents relating to protection considerations in the context of the COVID-19 response here: https://www.refworld.org/covid19.html Roughly 75% of refugees live in overcrowded camps, settlements or shelters around the world, where they lack access to adequate sanitation, and are therefore extremely vulnerable to the COV…
 
Lamont Banks, Cliff Stewart, and Lisa Stewart of the Colorado exoneration firm A Just Cause, discuss what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of innocent Americans. Our Special Guest for tonight's show is Kathy Morse, who was a former detainee at Rikers. A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who's…
 
Can people who don’t live with each other have sex? What is “overnight”? And many other questions. I am joined again by David Allen Green as we take a detailed look at the newly updated lockdown regulations. As always, please make sure to follow the government’s guidance. You can find the two previous episodes with David here (Part 1 https://anchor…
 
Dr. Conrad Worril, Chairman Emeritus of the National Black United Front, renowned Pan-Africanist, reparationist and mentor to a generation of activists, once minimized the importance of elections in achieving freedom for African Americans. But as he battles COVID-19 and cancer, he says that we have no choice in 2020 but to vote Trump out. Roland Ma…
 
Honoring the life and legacy of writer/ACT UP co-founder Larry Kramer; China and Hong Kong queer couples seek inheritance rights, a Malaysian man challenges the enforcement of Islamic anti-gay sex laws, a well-known Turkmen actor is among several men sentenced to prison for being gay, Zambia’s president pardons a harshly-sentenced gay male couple, …
 
Triangles is a simple meditation/visualization practice that can be fit into the busiest of schedules. Three people form a group and agree to link each day in thought. They visualize a triangle of light and goodwill being formed between each of the group members. The network as a whole, provides a real planetary service, anchoring the light, love, …
 
"Don’t be evil." It’s an iconic phrase that was written into Google’s code of conduct during the early days of the company. It conveyed a utopian vision for technology that would make the world better, safer and more prosperous. But twenty years later, has big tech lived up to its founding principles or has it lost its soul? Rana Foroohar, Global B…
 
Dr. Sandie Morgan and Dave Stachowiak interview Mary Chiappetta, a member of Soroptimist International Huntington Beach. Soroptimist International is a global volunteer organization providing women and girls with access to the education and training they need to achieve economic empowerment. Mary became passionate about raising sex trafficking awar…
 
What do you think Malcolm X and Dr. King would be doing right now in response to the murder of George Floyd? Organize, educate, and agitate, says Dr. Peniel Joseph, author of "The Sword and the Shield: The Revolutionary Lives of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr." Today's episode gives historical context for understanding how the dangers of being…
 
Update: U.S. Judge Sides With Chevron, Blocks $9.5 Billion Judgement What the Chevron oil company is doing to environmental and human rights attorney Steven Donziger is a cautionary tale. Donziger has been under house arrest in New York City wearing an ankle bracelet for the last 10 months. He’s charged with contempt of court for refusing to turn o…
 
Every year, in every kind of setting where people are detained, thousands of visits take place to monitor for human rights violations. Those visits, to prisons, police cells, mental health hospitals, are by volunteers. In this episode I talk to four key players in the "National Preventative Mechanism" - Alison Thomson, ,Anne Finlayson, Dame Anne Ow…
 
This is the third and final episode in our series on the right of return for Palestinian refugees. In the first, we got a glimpse of what return might feel like with Tarek Bakri’s visual documentation project. Then, BADIL’s Lubnah Shomali discussed the practical ways in which return can be made possible. In this episode, we explore what Jewish Isra…
 
While the rest of the world is still struggling to contain the outbreak of COVID-19, South Korea - progressing steadily in its containment of the pandemic - has begun its season of baseball. With the Major League Baseball season postponed in the United States, ESPN has begun airing the Korean Baseball Organization’s games in America. It is a semina…
 
In the 26th episode of “The Activist Files,” Senior Staff Attorney Ghita Schwarz and Bertha Justice Fellow Lupe Aguirre are in conversation about how their work fighting abusive immigration practices has shifted during the pandemic. They discuss the injustices and inhumanity of the immigration detention system, particularly the conditions immigrant…
 
Today we're giving you ANOTHER special double episode starting off with Rep. Eric Swalwell on his Twitter takedown of former acting DNI Richard Grenell and whether Russia will exploit the tension over #GeorgeFloyd. Then comes more Russia talk with Max Bergmann, Director of The Moscow Project, on Trump's desperate grab for a scandal with "Obamagate,…
 
FROM THE ARCHIVES…NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!!! For this show our Hosts will continue our ongoing series discussing Voices Behind the Wall - Voices of the Innocent. Wrongful Convictions in the United States is steadily increasing and it could happen to you! A Just Cause is currently campaigning for "FreeTheIRP6," who are wrongly imprisoned in Florence, …
 
As our country is faced with yet another senseless murder of an innocent black man, we feel it deeper than ever that we must elect officials who understand what it means to protect and serve constituents; that kind of support is what you get with Sybrina Fulton. You may know her as the mother of Trayvon Martin, but you might also know her for her m…
 
The Goodwill Meditation Group is a worldwide group of people who link together in thought each Wednesday at noon to meditate on the energy of goodwill. Their work is to stimulate and strengthen the goodwill that is in all people and to increase the expression of goodwill throughout the world. This creates an environment in which humanity’s most urg…
 
Globally, the number of coronavirus cases has started to rise again. And with 31-percent of all cases occurring in the United States, that's concerning to Sam Smith, Publisher of Prorev.com. He gets into the problematic ways some states are reopening, as well as some talk on Biden--why he thinks Elizabeth Warren is not a strategic pick for VP, and …
 
Are you introducing new policies or changing terms and conditions? Are you having difficulty getting an employee’s agreement to detrimental contractual changes? Daniel Barnett has just published a book on Changing Terms and Conditions, which is sent free to all members of www.hrinnercircle.co.uk or to anybody who orders HR Policies and Contracts (w…
 
Get updates from ECCHR on the trial here: https://www.ecchr.eu/en/case/trial-monitoring-first-trial-worldwide-on-torture-in-syria/ In the Higher Regional Court in Koblenz, Germany, two former Syrian intelligence officials are currently on trial for crimes against humanity. Anwar R and Eyad A are both accused of torture which allegedly took place be…
 
FROM THE ARCHIVES …NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE!!! A Just Cause discusses what happens when the wheels of justice trample unbridled over the rights of American citizens. Our Special Guest for tonight's show is Fernando Bermudez, who was convicted in 1991 of murdering a teen outside of a nightclub in New York City. The most damning evidence against him: Hi…
 
Defying science and not wearing a mask are actions not just synonymous with support for Trump, but also express a specific worldview even bigger than the Donald, says Michael Tomasky, Special Correspondent for The Daily Beast in today's episode. Aside from that, Michael tells us how he thinks the country has transitioned into a "competitive authori…
 
Harvard Business School professor Rebecca Henderson talks with Markos Kounalakis about how to reimagine capitalism in a way that aligns with our moral and ethical values. Henderson says it’s not only possible, but it’s profitable to move beyond an obsessive focus on shareholder value to solve global problems like income inequality, climate change, …
 
What's the thing about "Tiger King"? Her gender dysphoric voice challenges a brave young trans-woman; readers are abducted by Steve Abbott’s “Beautiful Aliens”; Costa Rica jumps its last marriage equality hurdle, Albania bans conversion therapy, COVID-19 infects Chechnya’s queer purge-leading despot, Hungary outlaws documented gender changes, U.S. …
 
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