The arrest of Rozina Islam, one of Bangladesh’s most prominent investigative journalists, is an assault on all reporters argues Syed Badrul Ahsan, associate research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies.
I A Rehman, a journalist, prominent human rights activist and former general secretary of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan, passed away in Lahore on 12 April. Syed Badrul Ahsan, editor-in-charge of The Asian Age, pays tribute to his work and some of South Asia’s other bold media voices.
University of London master’s graduate Patrick Canagasingham is a world expert on human rights. Louise Fautley finds out what sparks his passion.
Lindsay Alexander at the University of London talks to master’s graduates about how their human rights degrees opened up their personal and professional lives.
Nilakshi Srivastava, a student at the National Law Institute University in Bhopal investigates India’s domestic violence statistics, which have risen during the Covid-19 lockdown.
Diversity expert, Dr Felicity Daly, is wary of Boris Johnson’s ‘Global Britain’ vision in light of the merger of the world’s leading aid agency into the Foreign Office and hopes this new ‘super department’ does not forget Britain’s legacy and unfinished business.
With 70 million fellow citizens displaced, and 25 million of them refugees, our help is urgently needed, writes Dr Sarah Singer, a senior lecturer at the School of Advanced Study’s Refugee Law Initiative research centre.
Syed Badrul Ahsan, associate research fellow at the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, explores the politics of skin colour.
Victoria Iglikowski-Broad, The National Archives’ principal records specialist, explores some of the ways that people can engage with the Archives’ wealth of resources at a distance.
Professor Philip Murphy, director of the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, reports on a conference urging the governments of Commonwealth member states to take concrete action and put the issue of press freedom high on their list of priorities. How serious is the Commonwealth about media freedom? This was the question we attempted to answer at […]