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Image: The 2008 Rafto Prize awarded to Pastor Bulambo

The 2008 Rafto Prize awarded to Pastor Bulambo

The 2008 Rafto Prize for Human Rights was awarded to Pastor Bulambo Lembelembe Josué from the Demorcratic Republic of Congo tonight, 2 November, in Bergen, Norway. 03 Nov 2008 »

Image: Appellate court upholds 11-year jail term for Kurdish journalist

Appellate court upholds 11-year jail term for Kurdish journalist

A Tehran appellate court upholds the 11-year prison sentence imposed on journalist Mohammad Sadegh Kabovand for creating a human rights organization in Iran's Kurdish northwest. 30 Oct 2008 »

Image: School pupils get seminar on HR in Burma 
Copyright: Andrew Saw

School pupils get seminar on HR in Burma

On Tuesday 21 October, the Bergen International Film Festival and the Rafto Foundation for Human Rights, will organise a movie and discussion seminar for pupils of secondary schools in the Bergen region. The focus will be on human rights violations in Burma and two movies will be used to illustrate the struggle of the citizens of Burma with their government. 20 Oct 2008 »

Image: STOP violence against women 
Copyright: amnesty.uib.no
HRH Bergen

New AI report on rape and human rights in the Nordic Countries: call for action

A new Amnesty International (AI) report shows that women in some of the world's most equal countries: Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark, have little chance to achieve justice in the Nordic law systems. This shows a new report from AI presented by the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) in meeting in the UN on 5 March 2010. Amnesty Student Bergen calls to sign a petition to the governments of Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. 00 Jan 2000 »

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