Tagged: humanrights

Abuse on the Street

Abuse on the Street

It was a Monday late afternoon as N and I walked onto the extremely crowded Istiklal, Istanbul’s see-and-be-seen pedestrian avenue lined with all the coolest shops and restaurants. She and I walked among the masses on our way to meet...

5th World Water Forum

5th World Water Forum

Not the sexiest topic for the mass media to cover, but over in a city I like very much – Istanbul – the 5th World Water Forum is taking place. Essentially a meeting about addressing the state and future of...

GL

bm296 An LGBT Magazine in Turkey

MP3 Audio [10 MB]DownloadShow URL Kaos GL started publishing in the 90′s in an effort to get LGBT issues into the public sphere as part of the struggle for equal rights and equal protection under the law.� But what is...
 

Update – BaghdadBrian Released!

Update – BaghdadBrian Released!

I received news from Eowyn earlier today that BaghdadBrian has been freed and is en route to Los Angeles. 7 other US citizens were also released. Unfortunately 2 other international detainees who I believe were being held with Brian are...

bm275 Baghdad Brian Arrested in China

bm275 Baghdad Brian Arrested in China

MP3 Audio [14 MB]DownloadShow URL Fellow independent video blogger and friend Baghdad Brian, along with 5 other individuals, was arrested Thursday in Beijing. They are accused of being part of an overseas pro-tibet activist group. Brian was there to report...
 

Keeping Promises in OZ

Keeping Promises in OZ

Depending on where you live in the world or what media you consult in your daily life, you may not often hear about things happening in Australia. You might hear the occasional story from a friend who travelled there or...