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19-07-2021

The Human Rights Film Network and other film festivals around the world call upon the authorities of Malaysia to immediately and unconditionally drop all investigations and acts of intimidation on Anna Har, the director of  FreedomFilmFest, Malaysia, Amin Landak, cartoonist, and all individuals... more

14-07-2021
CALL FOR ACTION AND SOLIDARITY
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15-06-2021

JOIN ZVYANO AND HELP WATCH DOCS BELARUS

Following the arrest and subsequent release of Tatsiana Hatsura-Yavorskaya... more

13-05-2021

On April 15, the director of the WATCH DOCS Belarus film festival Tatsiana Hatsura-Yavorskaya was released from a detention center in Minsk. We are publishing Tatsiana and WATCH DOCS Belarus Team's thank you letter to the global film community, which... more

15-04-2021

While the director of the film festival WATCH DOCS Belarus, Tatsiana Hatsura-Yavorska, was released from a detention center in Minsk on April 15, she is still under investigation on charges that remain undetermined.
 
Currently she is banned from leaving Belarus. Prior to her release... more

13-04-2021

Update: on 15 April, the director of the film festival WATCH DOCS Belarus, Tatsiana Hatsura-Yavorska, was released from a detention center in Minsk. Yet she is still under investigation on charges that... more

06-04-2020

Human Rights and Film in a Time of COVID-19

As the COVID-19 pandemic ravages through much of our planet and brings many countries to a standstill, the Human Rights Film Network, which includes over 40 human rights film festivals from all over the world, reflects on what this may mean to... more

04-02-2020

The Human Rights Film Network is delighted to welcome three new members to the network. During the annual network meeting, which took place in November 2019 in Amsterdam, human rights film festivals from Germany, the Philippines and Norway were officially accepted to the network. With these new... more

26-11-2019

The French translation of the handbook about organising a human rights film festival is now available!

Setting Up a Human Rights Film Festival is an inspiring guide for film... more

25-04-2019

The Human Rights Film Network, a partnership of 40 human rights film festivals around the world, would like to raise our concerns about the health and treatment of our friend and colleague, Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi, filmmaker and  the founder of the Myanmar Human Rights Human Dignity Film Festival,... more

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