freedom

04.08.2021

Freedom of speech and hate speech

Why is it so important to draw a dividing line between freedom of speech and hate speech? Hate speech rarely gravitates around the yes-or-no line, black-and-white. There are different opinions on how it should be classified and what should be …

30.07.2021

Pietà and the beginning of creative individuality in art

How did a signature secretly placed on a sculpture at the end of the 15th century mark the individuality of today’s artists? Author: Sylvia Borissova Pietà (Italian: pity) is a theme in Christian art that depicts the Virgin Mary mourning …

29.07.2021

Liberty Leading the People (La Liberté guidant le peuple, 1830)

The picturesque image of Liberty leading the July Revolution in France Author: Sylvia Borissova Liberty Leading the People (La Liberté guidant le peuple) is a painting by the French Romantic artist Eugene Delacroix (1798—1863), dedicated to the July Revolution of …

05.01.2021

Introduction to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the first of its kind and it was created right after World War II. Approved by the international community in 1948 it represents the universal recognition that basic rights and fundamental freedoms …

05.01.2021

Article 13: Freedom of Movement

Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state. Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country. This essentially means that everyone has the …

15.10.2020

The Bone Sparrow

Author: Zana Fraillon Subhi is a refugee. Born in an Australian permanent detention center after his mother and sister fled the violence of a distant homeland, Subhi has only ever known life behind the fences. But his world is far …

15.10.2020

Making It Home: Real-Life Stories from Children Forced to Flee

Author: Beverley Naidoo In this inspiring collection, children living all over the world speak about being forced to flee their homes as refugees. With original, autobiographical accounts, Making It Home gives a poignant voice to the millions of young people …

05.10.2020

Denisa Stan- Volunteer

Name: Denisa Stan  Age: 23  Country of origin: Romania  Occupation/Field of Study (if it applies): International Relations Organization/Institution: Amnesty International Organization’s social networks: https://www.facebook.com/amnistiapt Photos of you and your project:  When did you become interested in working, volunteering or being an …