@FIFDH in Geneva: debates (post-) live

     |    Wednesday March 9th, 2011

The Film Festival and International Forum for Human Rights (FIFDH) in Geneva offers not only films but also live debates.  Anyone interested can watch the debates in their entirety in the Live Debates section. The themes: Right to be a Roma, Human Rights Are Not Negotiable, Europe under the Boot of Populism or What’s after 

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Acceptance Speech of Father Marco Arana, Winner of the Cinema for Peace Human Rights Award

     |    Wednesday February 23rd, 2011

Father Marco Arana (pictured here with Bianca Jagger), the Catholic priest who supports indigenous Peruvians in protecting their eco-system in opposition to foreign mining companies, received the Cinema for Peace Human Rights Award. Arana and the surveillance operation and intimidation campaign mounted against him are the subjects of Stephanie Boyd’s (CHOROPAMPA, TAMBOGRANDE, co-directed with Ernesto 

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Minga in Quch’apanpa & the ‘Devil’ gets a first prize …

     |    Thursday November 11th, 2010

  News from Stephanie Boyd (director of The Devil Operation). ” FESTIVAL WIN! Our first prize… well, sort of. Last night on the 10-hour bus from Cusco to Arequipa, Fabricio Deza, the film’s editor, won the GRAND PRIZE at Bingo. Fabricio was called to the back of the bus and urged to make a pronouncement 

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We spy with our little eyes …

     |    Tuesday April 13th, 2010

Photo credit: from La Republica (Issue of March 27, 2010) – snapshot showing the backend of the car used by Marco Arana’s ‘chaperon‘   … could be the motto of the Peru’s police force (Policía Nacional del Perú – PNP). In any case, their official motto is “Dios, Patria y Ley” (God, Fatherland and Law). 

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