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Lithgow Osborne

The Undercover Prisoner

PRESENTED ON NOV 21, 2013
IN GARRISON @ VOL 4

Lithgow Osborne speaks of his grandfather Thomas Mott Osborne, who -- in a time when prisons were structures rank with barbarism -- voluntarily became a prisoner in an effort to root out the corruption that could only be found through first-hand experiences. He later became a warden, and proponent of the ideal that prisons ought to be "human repair shops."

"Presentation of the Day" on January 13, 2014.

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After Ours: An Invitation to the Post-Human Party

BY JIM WALKER
@ VOL 1 ON FEB 11, 2011

A presentation by Jim Walker that covers A.I. and human emotions.

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Education, Human Rights in Afghanistan

BY LAURYN OATES
@ VOL 28 ON JUN 13, 2013

Lauryn Oates has been working to improve the lives of children and women in Afghanistan through the power of education. Though threats against her and her colleagues lives have been made on numerous occasions, she speaks firmly on the ideals of human rights. 

"Presentation of the Day" on January 10, 2014.

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Human Rights Tattoo

BY SANDER VAN BUSSEL
@ VOL 8 ON DEC 03, 2013

The Human Rights Tattoo project is an art project to create awareness and underline the importance of Human Rights. The idea originates from Sander van Bussel. The murder of fellow artist Steven ‘Nyash’ Nygah in Nairobi motivated him to pursue this idea. HRT's goal is to tattoo the complete text of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on individuals, letter by letter. The complete text of this declaration contains 6773 letters. Each person gets one character.

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Cars and Human Life

BY VIBHANSHU KULSHRESTHA
@ VOL 2 ON JUL 25, 2015

Vibhanshu Kulshrestha, IT enthusiast, draws his analogy of 'cars and human life'

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An Undercover Journalist in the Himalayas

BY JAYA MANGALAM GIBSON
@ VOL 27 ON MAY 26, 2016

Designer come human rights activist Jaya Mangalam Gibson goes undercover and reveals atrocities happening to dissidents of the Chinese government. His story is a snapshot of the illegal organ harvesting epidemic that cannot continue to be ignored. 

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Human Rights and Child Protection

BY DR. M. K. SHARMA
@ VOL 6 ON FEB 19, 2017

Dr. M.K. Sharma, advocate and visiting faculty in law, speaks on Human Rights and Child Protection.

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Murder With Impunity

BY KEITH YEARMAN
@ VOL 40 ON NOV 29, 2016

Keith Yearman tells an alarming story of a Mexican tragedy.  And what he is doing about it.

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Human Geographer

BY ELVIN DELGADO
@ VOL 13 ON MAR 16, 2018

Elvin Delgado, a human geographer, reminds us in these stunning photos that the struggle for human equality and human rights is still very much alive in Post-Chavez Venezuela.

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Photography to Inspire Action

BY MATILDE SIMAS
@ VOL 25 ON JAN 09, 2019

Matilde Simas is an award-winning documentary photographer. Her work has brought her around the world, where to explore the theme of human rights and the resilience of human beings. 

Matilde’s ongoing documentary portrait series “Faces Behind Atrocity” is about survivors of labor trafficking, sex trafficking, and forced marriage, and was created for a United Nations World Day Against Trafficking in Persons campaign. “Faces Behind Atrocity” has received numerous international awards.