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Ricardo González

in Distrito Federal

Violence and Freedom of Expression

PRESENTED ON NOV 05, 2013
IN MEXICO CITY @ VOL 32

Ricardo Gozález explains what freedom of expression consists of by giving alarming examples of the violence registered against journalists and different media.

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Freedom To Express Yourself

BY LILY CHIAM
@ VOL 2 ON FEB 07, 2015

Optimistic musician and founder of Expression Music Academy, Lily Chiam, decribes how she emerged through her love for music to becoming a composer, performer and educator internationally. Here, she encourages all to pursue their talents and dreams, both big and small.

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Don't Spy On Me • OK?

BY MARK PATERNOSTRO
@ VOL 33 ON MAR 03, 2015

Mark Paternostro presents an optimistic poem with the opening line "Don't spy on me..." His poem explores the spying and monitoring of everyday people by the NSA.

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Freedom of Movement

BY IAN WHITEHEAD
@ VOL 27 ON OCT 04, 2016

In Freedom of MovementIan Whitehead revisits his experience of touring with his old art rock band Souvaris and how this was made possible by the EU freedom of movement legislation that is now under threat.

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Momentum of Movement

BY AVRINA PRABALA-JOSLIN
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 09, 2017

In an emotional speech, Avrina Joslin makes a strong point, to why everyone should be a feminist:

What does it mean to be an anti-homosexual? What does it mean to be an anti-feminist? Can personal opinions or thoughts without activism affect the momentum of movements? But, freedom of expression you say? Well, thoughts have a way of spreading...

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Inconvenient freedom: universities in democratic reversals

BY LUTZ KREBS
@ VOL 33 ON MAY 22, 2017

Lutz Krebs is a strong advocate of academic freedom. As an academic researcher and education professional, he believes that freedom of research and education are essential for the future of any country. He is concerned that recent reversals of academic freedom in a number of European countries mirror events in the past — and suggests that they serve as warnings for the future.

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Proving Torture

BY ROHAN JAYASEKERA
IN BEXHILL-ON-SEA

Journalist & digital start-up founder, Rohan Jayasekera makes the case for Freedom From Torture and brings our attention to International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. An emotional insight into the difficulties of surviving torture, through supporting others who have been victims of torture. 

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The Freedom of becoming a woman after being a girl

BY LINN SOLVIG
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 15, 2017

The title, talk and audio says it all.

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3 min changed my life

BY SUNANDA
@ VOL 16 ON MAR 01, 2018

I was a leading rights activist in Sri Lanka for decades, my passion being peace with justice and freedom of expression with social responsibility. I came to Geneva on 24th May 2009 to make a intervention at UNHRC special session on Sri Lanka for post war justice. That 3 minute speech changed my life, I was not able to go back home and became a refugee, Geneva became my second home.

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Mathematics of freedom: 1+1=1

BY HEIDI & DAVID HATTESTEIN/BOWEN
@ VOL 9 ON SEP 15, 2017

Freelance wife and husband living and working from BlackStar, a 2001 Volkswagen T4. Heidi is from Norway, David from England.