Human Rights Watch

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  • Location: New York, New York

Human Rights Watch is an independent organization dedicated to defending and protecting human rights around the world. We produce a regular podcast called Rights Watch. The podcasts features the voices of witnesses and human rights defenders on the ground in more than 70 countries, as well as our researchers in conversation with journalists and experts. We make some of this audio available to you in its raw form for use in your own programming. We also put together short audio features about human rights issues which you can pick up. All of our content is free; please take a listen.

Series

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18 Pieces

*Featuring updates from the demonstrations in Cairo. Find the most recent stories at the top, and previous updates below.*

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5 Pieces

A four-part series from Human Rights Watch.


Pieces

Caption: Egyptians celebrating in Tahrir Square, Credit: © 2011 Platon for Human Rights Watch
Voices from Tahrir Square, a sound-portrait of the people's revolution in Egypt. For the anniversary of the Jan25-Feb11 2011 uprising.

Bought by KZYX, KVMR, Interlochen Public Radio, WGCU, 90.1 WFYI Public Radio and more


  • Added: Oct 07, 2011
  • Length: 54:00
  • Purchases: 8
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USA is one of the only countries in the world that doesn't offer paid parental leave.

Bought by KBCS 91.3 FM Community Radio, KISU, WLPR, KUFM - Montana Public Radio, WAMC and more


  • Added: Feb 23, 2011
  • Length: 06:07
  • Purchases: 8
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Heba Morayef reports from Tahrir Square, where the crowd is celebrating after the announcement that President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down.

Bought by WAMC


  • Added: Feb 11, 2011
  • Length: 01:06
  • Purchases: 1
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Reports from Tahrir Square following Murbarak’s speech.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 01:57
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Bloggers react to a possible change in leadership in Egypt the with hope and enthusiasm.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: :31
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Report from Tahrir Square, where crowds have gathered in anticipation of Mubarak's announcement.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 01:45
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Excitement in the streets of Cairo today, as people heard Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak may step down.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: :56
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A report on the deaths of more than 300 people killed in protests around Egypt.

  • Added: Feb 10, 2011
  • Length: 02:46
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From Calm to Violence: Several Days in Tahrir Square; an audio diary observing the demonstrations.

  • Added: Feb 05, 2011
  • Length: 08:50
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The funeral of murdered Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato (2011-01-28)

  • Added: Jan 28, 2011
  • Length: 08:12