Now More Than Ever – The 9th Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival

     |    Sunday October 4th, 2015  |     6

Human rights always matter. But this year, the Nuremberg International Human Rights Film Festival (NIHRFF) couldn’t be more timely, with the increased influx of refugees into Europe, heightened awareness and indignation about government as well as corporate surveillance, the economic crisis in Greece, not to mention reports about human rights violations, but also inspiring stories 

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China Blue: The Face of Modern Slavery

     |    Thursday November 28th, 2013

One consequence of globalization is the advent of cheap labor in developing countries. Everyone is aware of that. That millions of workers earn just one dollar a day doesn’t concern anyone if it means that people in the West can be bang up to date in fashion. But, when a big global issue, apparently so 

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Menschenrechtsorganisationen starten Video-Kampagne gegen Zwangs- und Kinderarbeit in der usbekischen Baumwollindustrie

     |    Saturday January 26th, 2013

Consumers and Retailers: Take Action Now! Human rights groups have launched a video campaign:  the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) and INKOTA-netzwerk urge consumers and retailers to take action to make sure their clothes are not tainted with modern-day slavery, and ask them to call upon the German government to take all 

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Tapehead: Sex, Religion and Video (no tapes)

     |    Thursday December 6th, 2012

While co-organizing this year’s One World Berlin Human Rights Film Festival, Tapehead was pondering how the always simmeringly controversial subjects of religion and sexuality really exploded, at times collided and in any case dominated the human and civil rights discourse this past fall more than in the recent past. Questions as intensely personal as what 

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