Monthly Archives: January 2022

Radio production with ‘decolonizing approach’ seeks to change discourse in Bolivia

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20 Jan 2022 Radio production with ‘decolonizing approach’ seeks to change discourse in Bolivia Posted at 17:56h in News by Marites (Tess) Sison Nearly 200 years after its founding, Bolivia continues to grapple with racism and discrimination exacerbated, in part, by political forces vying for power. Much of the discrimination has been  directed against Indigenous communities. “These polarizing discourses impact… Read more »

WACC project trains journalists to transform coverage of migrants, refugees

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18 Jan 2022 WACC project trains journalists to transform coverage of migrants, refugees Three WACC Regional Associations are collaborating on a pioneering initiative to help journalists cover refugee and migration issues “ethically and accurately,” to enable refugees and migrants speak out on their behalf, and to strengthen NGOs working with migrants and refugees to work with news media and address… Read more »

New threat to human rights in Putin’s Russia

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10 Jan 2022 New threat to human rights in Putin’s Russia Russia’s supreme court has ordered the closure of Memorial International, the country’s oldest human rights group. Memorial has joined a growing list of investigative news outlets, journalists, and rights organisations classed as being an agent of foreign powers. Many believe the move is politically motivated. A term with Soviet-era… Read more »

Project aims to change the way IDPs in Cameroon are seen, heard

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07 Jan 2022 Project aims to change the way IDPs in Cameroon are seen, heard WACC and the Christian Broadcasting Service of the Presbyterian Church in Cameroon have partnered to help promote a more positive attitude and counter hate narratives toward migrants in Douala, Cameroon’s economic capital. Doula hosts more than 400,000 of the more than one million Internally Displaced… Read more »