Bänoo Zan’s poem was written in the aftermath of countrywide protests against sudden steep rise in fuel price in Iran on November 15. Authorities shot down the Internet of the whole country and embarked on a horrific killing spree. Amnesty International has so far verified 208 deaths in less than a week.
Poet Juan Garrido Salgado writes an homage to Licha Ortiz and her father Fernando Ortiz, who was Disappeared in 1976 in Chile.
Joe Patterson’s journey to Vietnam summons up a country still marked with the ravages of war, as told through the stories of Australian veterans who now call the place home.
How can we use human rights to ensure that the worst of what humanity is capable of is kept at bay?
Follow a young Ukrainian boy, Oleg, as he survives in a setting of war and conflict.
From gender and sexuality to war and conflict, HRAFF showcases some unbelievable films this year. Right Now covers 5 unmissable films.
The impacts of war on those who reside in conflict zones go beyond immediate threats to one’s life. Nadia Kaunein considers the impacts of the Israel-Palestine conflict on Palestinian peoples’ access to the right to health.
See how human connections forged online have saved a man’s life; Al Samawi explores how he came to question all that he had been taught.
Featuring technological innovation, changemakers with cutting-edge ideas, Right Now writers cover four documentaries screening at Transitions 2019.
Ali MC considers the statelessness of the Rohingya people, and how the ethnic divisions resulting from colonisation have left them with few allies.
The stories in “The Displaced” give a voice to those who are seen, or feel to be, out of place, and testify to the inequalities still faced by many.