Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas: Director Interview

Joakim Demmer has been working on his new film, “Dead Donkeys Fear No Hyenas,” for about seven years. Finally, it’s hitting the big screen, first in the Nordics, and then around the world. This weekend, the film will be featured at the Swedish Human Rights Film Festival. Joakim will be at both screenings in Stockholm…

On the Situation in the Philippines: Come See Ma’Rosa

Just a few days out from screening the critically acclaimed Ma’ Rosa in Stockholm and Lund at the first Swedish Human Rights Film Festival, we sat down to talk to Steffen Jensen who’ll participate in a Q&A after the screening of Ma’ Rosa on April 1 in Lund. He’s a Professor in the Department of…

Lyal S. Sunga comments on the Ukraine vs. Russia-case at the ICJ

In early March, Ukrainian TV broadcaster Hromadske International interviewed Lyal S. Sunga, Visiting Professor at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, on the case Ukraine brought before the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands against the Russian Federation. Ukraine requests the ICJ to issue provisional measures to ensure that Russia abides by its international obligations not to…

Defining Human Rights Cities

The Swedish Association of Local Authorities and Regions (SALAR) and the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law (RWI) have been cooperating during 2016 on a project that defines human rights cities and/or regions in a Swedish context. On Friday 10 March SALAR officially adopted the policy platform. For this project, international researchers, practitioners…