Come join CORD and Students of Africa for a screening of ‘The Hazda: Last of the First.’ The film documents the Hazda, the last remaining hunter-gatherers who live in the Rift Valley, and is a call to action to establish a protective land corridor. Pizza will be served!
The United Nations Association’s Denver Chapter is hosting a traveling film festival on Sunday, January 11th, 2015 from 11am-9pm. Center On Rights Development will be sponsoring the screening of “Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth” at 11:45am. The film follows six young Maya in Guatemala and Chiapas through their daily and ceremonial life, revealing their […]
The concept of human security is a recent development in security policy that involves national and international legislation and human rights. At its core, human security embraces freedom from fear and freedom from want. Increasing security measures tends to overlap with the goals of human rights, specifically in the economic, environmental, and health impacts on […]CONTINUE READING →
Last week, fifteen members of Peru’s National Police along with several members of Securitas, the private security service of Yanacocha Mine in Peru, broke into a small home built of mud and straw near the mine. Inside, Máxima Acuña Chaupe huddled with her husband, Jaime Chaupe, who attempted to photograph the terrifying scene using a […]CONTINUE READING →
Hidden behind a tall fence on a busy street in the heart of Ecuador’s capital; stands one of the hardest working organizations I have ever known. The Confederacíon Nacional de Organizaciones Campesinas, Indigenas y Negras (FENOCIN) has been advocating for the rights of Indigenous Ecuadorians for 47 years through a variety of programs. The office […]CONTINUE READING →
With the birth of the digital age information is rapidly available and the Arab Spring points to the use of social media as the springboard. Taking it a step further, the ability to integrate technology into daily life enhances integration on a global scale. For example, using Google Glass to live record demonstrations that are […]CONTINUE READING →
“This is the account. Still it is silent. Still it is peaceful.” These are the opening lines of the beautifully filmed documentary Heart of Sky, Heart of Earth, whose screening at the UN Association’s Human Rights Film Festival was sponsored by the Center on Rights Development and The Native American Law Student Association. The film […]CONTINUE READING →