Social Vision considers human rights to be basic universal rights, the denial of which is a refusal to acknowledge a person's individual identity and human dignity.
Daily practices in far away places affect us more than ever before. Citizens carry pain, suffering and even death of children daily in our bags and pockets. The batteries of smartphones, tablets and other portable electronic devices, without which we can no longer live or communicate effectively with one another, are powered by cobalt mined in places like the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), by children as young as 4.
Last year was the deadliest year on record for climate and land right defenders, according to Global Witness. In their latest report, 185 people were killed across 16 countries for standing their ground to protect the environment. - By Michelle Arellano
Recent footage that has emerged from a facility centre in Don Dale in Australia has brought to light how youths are being wrongfully abused in detention centres. This article highlights how this case in Australia may have implications on how juveniles should be treated in Australia, and perhaps across the world.
- Yasmin Adib
The Nauru detention centre is an example of the stark reality of how squalid conditions can be in some detention centres across the world. The centre is cramped and many are sharing accommodation, and the hospital in the centre is not operating as it should.
- By Yasmin Adib
Nazeeha Saeed was charged on claims that under Bahraini law, Bahrainis are prohibited from working for foreign media outlets without a license. This brings to light the way Bahraini authorities are using arbitrary means to silence freedom of expression.
- By Yasmin Adib