Category: Human Rights

Landscape photo of Kangemi Slum, Nairobi

IDEVW: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (IDEVW) is an international holiday which recognises the work and efforts of women’s rights activists against gender-based violence observed on...

Not a Silent Spectator

The death of 84-year-old Jesuit Stan Swamy SJ in hospital, while awaiting bail from an Indian prison, has caused shockwaves throughout the world. Falsely accused of being linked to...

Fr Stan Swamy ill with suspected Covid-19

84-year-old Jesuit gravely ill in prison with “headache, fever and cough”

Release Human Rights Defender Stan Swamy SJ

Stan Swamy SJ is an 83-year-old human rights defender in India. He has worked for five decades with marginalised and vulnerable communities, especially the indigenous Adivasi peoples and the...