Lund to Get its First-Ever Human Rights Film Festival

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law is hosting the Lund Human Rights Film Festival from March 4, 2016 to March 7, 2016. During the four-day festival, nine human rights films will be screened and a number of Q&A sessions and panel discussions will be held at Kino/Folkets Bio in Lund. “Through…

Morten Kjaerum to Mark Holocaust Remembrance Day on January 27

Photo credit: Holocaust memorial, Yigit Ozan’s flickr stream RWI’s director Morten Kjaerum will participate in a programme on Holocaust Remembrance Day, January 27, at Kulturen in Lund, Sweden. Kjaerum will speak about the importance of compassion and about the situation in the world today. Håkan Carlsson and Moa Balassa will perform music. After the memorial…

“If You Want to Fight Terrorism, Then Support Human Rights Around the World”

The EU’s Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, passionately defended human rights during the 11th annual Anna Lindh Lecture. “If you want to fight terrorism,” he said, “then support human rights around the world. This is part of the reason why the EU so strongly supports human rights. And it’s not soft policy, rather…

Is Europe Still a Human Rights Frontrunner?

The EU’s Special Representative for Human Rights, Stavros Lambrinidis, will be the speaker for the 11th annual Anna Lindh Lecture on January 12 in Lund, Sweden. Lambrinidis’ role is to enhance the effectiveness and visibility of EU human rights policy. “We are honoured to have Stavros Lambrinidis come to Lund to discuss where human rights…