New Human Rights Film Festival Launched in Stockholm and Lund

The first Swedish Human Rights Film Festival will take place in Stockholm and Lund on March 31 to April 2. The festival features three days of powerful and important films and discussions on the major human rights issues of our times. The initiative comes from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in…

“Discrimination Limits a Person’s Basic Freedoms in Everyday Life”

RWI’s Director Morten Kjaerum traveled to Istanbul over the weekend  to speak at Istanbul University’s International Crime and Punishment Film Festival. The festival’s theme this year is discrimination based on race, ethnicity and religion. In his address, Kjaerum spoke about how discrimination limits a person’s basic freedoms in everyday life. He said discrimination, including hate…