We report on our survey of how the Covid pandemic continues to affect prisoners of conscience disproportionately. Ordinary people in hiding in their countries or having fled to countries such as the United Kingdom, following their acts of conscience to try to uphold their, and our, human rights. Key effects Read more…
The Covid-19 crisis is also a human rights crisis, with most
of our rights under threat in some way or another – and we all have a role to play in protecting them.
This was the message to come out of a recent online panel discussion featuring speakers from Prisoners of Conscience, Amnesty International UK, Front Line Defenders and Human Rights Watch.
On World Press Freedom Day, Prisoners of Conscience highlights its role in keeping journalists safe
Gary Allison was interviewed by Ruth O’Reilly Smith, on her UCB 2 show ‘This is your Story.’ Gary talked about PoC, shared stories of great fortitude and determination by our beneficiaries, revealed how growing up in South Africa personally drew him to this line of work, and talked about the Read more…
we are enormously concerned about the impact the coronavirus is having, and will continue to have, on human rights defenders around the world.
Hear the story of Baran, a persecuted human rights lawyer, in this interview with Victoria Brittain, former associate foreign editor of the Guardian
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