Interview with Haitian President Jean Bertrand Aristide followed by highlights from David Korb's film, The Other Haiti, about grass roots democratic movements. Includes an interview with the filmmaker.
Namibia's constitution has strong provisions for the protection of human rights. However, her colonial history, as well as the SWAPO struggle for independence have not fostered a culture of respect for these rights. This video features the work of the Legal Assistance Centre and its affiliated centres to assist people and organisations in claiming their human and constitutional rights.
Looks at UN operations in Bosnia, Somalia, and El Salvador to examine the status of the human rights mandate on the UN. Includes an interview with Kofi Annan, Under-Secretary General of UN Peace-keeping Operations and a report on human rights activists and the UN Declaration of Human Rights.
Hunter-Gault, Charlayne - Annan, Kofi A. (kofi Atta) - Globalvision (firm) - Copyright Collection (library of Congress)
Two documentaries by Palestinian actor Mohammad Bakri. In Jenin Jenin, Palestinian Arabs from the West Bank town of Jenin talk about their experiences during the Battle of Jenin in April of 2002 (which was part of the Israeli army's Operation Defensive Shield, in response to the ongoing Al-Aqsa Intifada). In Since You Left, Bakri visits the grave of his mentor, Emil Habibi, a Palestinian ...
Bakri, Mohammed - Arab Film Distribution
Chronicles the revelations of forensic experts who unearthed the remains of civilian victims of a massacre that occurred on Dec. 6th, 1982 in Las Dos Erres, Guatemala, perpetrated by the Guatemalan Army during the civil war.