@FIFDH in Geneva: debates (post-) live

     |    Wednesday, der 9. March 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, der 23. February 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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We spy with our little eyes …

     |    Tuesday, der 13. April 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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