Videos about Human Rights
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Rights Versus Responsibility
A short film featuring Toghestiy and Mel Bazil. Filmed on stolen Gixtsan and Wet'suwet'en territories. Learn more about their project at unistotencamp.com
Children of the Camp
Children from Bethlehem's Aida and Beit Jibrin refugee camps talk to Mondoweiss about their life in the camps. Filmmakers Sheren Khalel and Abed al Qaisi wanted to know exactly...
OPEN UP YOUR EYES - OFFICIAL VIDEO (2016)
This 11 minute video manages to be informative, satirical, and poetic as it covers serious issues that affect all of humanity. It offers simple solutions to government and...
Artist Buried Alive to Highlight Food Insecurity and Farmer Suicides in India
On the 6th December 2015, Artist Shweta Batthad buried herself alive outside the #COP21 climate talks in Paris to raise awareness of the 300,000 Indian farmers who have...
Jews and Arabs Kiss to Protest Book Ban
The Israeli Ministry of Education decided to ban from the school program a book dedcribing an affair between a jewish woman and an arab man. So TimeOut Tel Aviv have decided to...
Weakened, Cold and Starving to Death in Syrian Town
Syrian families in the besieged town of Madaya say they are starving to death. Al Jazeera's Jamal El Shayyal's reports. See part 2 for AJ+ report, which you can view in the U.S.
The Great Everything & the Nothing [2016]
Written, filmed, edited and produced by The Oomun Group. 'LIFE-CHANGING!! THIS IS THE VERY DEFINITION OF A FILM YOU MUST-SEE BEFORE YOU DIE'. We all know that there's...
Abdullah Kurdi's Wish For The New Year
Abdullah Kurdi - father of three-year-old Alan Kurdi, who died during a boat crossing from Turkey to Greece - pleads with the world to open their doors to Syrian refugees.
Why We Should Get Rid Of The Money System in 1 Minute - The Oomun Group
A short excerpt from 'The Truth About Squats: A Brief Guide On How Not To Leave People To Freeze To Death On The Same Streets We Throw Up All Over '. For more information on...
California Police Officer Shoots a Man Climbing Out of Car Wreck
Paradise, California Police Officer Patrick Feaster shot an unarmed man who was climbing out of a car wreck. The victim, who was allegedly drunk driving, may be paralyzed due...
The Shrimp You Eat May Have Been Peeled by Slaves
Shrimp peeled in forced-labor factories in Thailand gets mixed into the global supply chain and sold in the U.S. 
In Exclusive Interview Shaker Aamer Talks About His Torture, Years in Guantanamo and Release 14 Years Later
Shaker Aamer was the last British resident of Guantanamo Bay. Speaking to the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme, he describes what it was like to be held without trial for...
Airstrikes in Syria Kills Dozens Including Children
A series of airstrikes in Syria from December 13-14 reportedly killed dozens of people and left hundreds wounded in the Ghouta district in the suburbs of Damascus, Syria. Some...
A Basic Income for All!
There is enough wealth for all of us.  What if we decided that every human being has a right to income security?  How could a basic income change our lives? Could this relieve...
The U.S. School That Trains Dictators & Death Squads
On November 22, thousands gathered at the gates of Fort Benning, GA at the 25th annual protest of the School of the Americas to memorialize the tens of thousands of people who...
Dead End: the Calais Crisis
A touching look at the human side of the headlines as the historic French town of Calais becomes the reluctant host to thousands of refugees fleeing war and terror in Africa...
People of Nowhere
I have heard and read different opinions about the wave of Syrian refugees who try to make their way in to the EU. Then I went to Lesvos. 7 days on the Greek Island gave me a...
Hiding the Homeless: What Happens When Cities Make Homelessness a Crime
A growing number of American cities are ticketing or arresting homeless people for essentially being homeless. The new laws ban behavior commonly associated with homelessness...
The Meaning of Mahu
Mahu is the Hawaiian term for people who embody both male and female spirit - or what Westerners call transgender.  This animated scene from the PBS/Independent Lens film "KUMU...
When We Were Hela: ExxonMobil's New Guinea Nightmare (2014)
There are some disturbing facts buried in the debris of ExxonMobil's $19 billion liquefied natural gas project in Papua New Guinea—funded in part by a U.S. government loan. A...
M.I.A. Just Dropped a Killer New Track in Solidarity with Migrants
Borders is dedicate to her uncle Bala, in a tweet posted this morning M.I.A wrote "One of the first Tamil migrants to come to the UK in the '60s who went [on] to inspire so...
Confessions of a Walmart Hitman
Former Walmart executive recounts how he would watch Associates sit in the break room during their lunch hour without eating because they couldn't afford food. Walmart banned...
A Brief History of European Colonization in Africa
This clip, narrated by Kevin Spacey, comes from the feature documentary Uganda Rising. It shows how Africa was carved up by European colonial forces, using divide and rule...
Honest Accounts - The True Story of Africa's Billion Dollar Losses
The facts about poverty and its root causes do not stop our political leaders telling us how generous we are to Africa. Of how much they care about doing something about it...
Who Is to Blame for the Refugee Crisis?
Today 60 million human beings are displaced from war and extreme poverty. Many European countries are responding to the crisis with racist hysteria, polices and police state...
The Distortion & Death Behind Israel/Palestine Coverage
A crisis in Palestine is again all over the headlines. From stabbings and molotov cocktails, to killing of protesters and anti-Arab lynch mobs--how much of the mass media...
Hospitals Bombed in Syria, Afghanistan and Yemen: Mistakes or War Crimes?
More than a dozen hospitals have been bombed in Syria, Afghanistan and Yemen in recent weeks. Mistakes or war crimes? 
Activists Crash BP-Sponsored Day of the Dead Party
Day of the Dead sponsored by... BP and the Mexican Government. Did the British Museum have an irony bypass? Watch what happened when 50 'actorvists' from BP or not BP? and...
Human Rights Explained in a Beautiful Two Minute Animation
This incredible 2-minute animation by www.rightsinfo.org will tell you everything you need to know about your human rights and why they matter. Want to know more?
Guantánamo Bay: the Hunger Strikes
In March 2013, reports of a hunger strike at Guantánamo Bay, the US detention camp in Cuba, began to surface. Details were sketchy and were contradicted by statements from the...
Little Denver: Tiny Homes
On Saturday, Oct 24th, about 70 Denver Police Department and Denver Sheriff’s Department officers, including swat units, under orders from Mayor Michael Hancock, descended on...
How the Government Can Kill You Anywhere, Anytime
A new whistleblower inside the U.S. drone program reveals just how easy it is for the government to kill people and how little evidence is needed. 
Is This the World We Want to Offer the Children of the 21st Century?
This clip is taken from the end of the film War By Other Means (1992), by John Pilger. Watch the full documentary online here. It may be over 2 decades old, but it remains one...
When I See Them I See Us: Black-Palestinian Solidarity
Over 60 leading Black and Palestinian artists and activists affirm Black-Palestinian solidarity in our new video. Featuring Ms. Lauryn Hill, Danny Glover, DAM, Omar Barghouti...
John Carlos, 1968 Olympic U.S. Medalist, on the Sports Moment That Changed the World
Almost half a century after his famous raised-fist salute at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, John Carlos has authored a new memoir with sports writer Dave Zirin, "The...
Interview with Mother of Saudi Teenager Scheduled for Crucifixion
In an exclusive interview for the Guardian, the mother of Ali al-Nimr, the Saudi teenager on death row who is scheduled for crucifixion, speaks for the very first time about...
Slavery in Saudi Arabia: Imprisonment & Execution of Migrant Workers
Over 30 percent of Saudi Arabia's population are migrant workers. But most who come, cannot leave. If they try, they could face death.  Learn more about the Saudi Kingdom's...
Here the Rain Never Finishes: Exclusive CIA Torture Report From the ACLU
Survivors of Central Intelligence Agency torture are sueing the contractor psychologists who designed one of the most infamous programs of the post-9/11 era. Salim, one of the...
Salute
Salute chronicles Peter Norman's involvement in the Black Power salute at the 1968 Olympics. The picture of the three men on the winner's podium after the Men's 200m final at...
Circus Europe
short comment on recent cases of violation of human rights by European states in a context of current migration flow, e.g. HRW says that the Macedonian police have verbally and...
Basic Income (10 Reasons)
Why everyone should have a guaranteed livable income. The simplest most effective solution to poverty.
Christopher Columbus Was Worse Than ISIS
Monday, October 12th is Columbus Day, which we have celebrated in this country since the eighteenth century... and that's probably long enough. When you find out the actual...
The Tale of the Fortune Hunters: Powerful Spoken Word about the Syrian Refugee Crisis
A message of hope, a message that looks beyond the numbers and sees the human looking for hope.  Filmed by Maarten Smeenk and Directed by David Bonsink
Inside the Saudi Kingdom: Butchery, Slavery & History of Revolt
Meet the new head of the United Nations panel on Human Rights: the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Abby Martin takes us inside the brutal reality of this police-state monarchy, and...
What The World Desperately Needs: A Vision Of A Global Peace Culture Based On Trust
"Trust is the basis on which life heals. There is no deeper vision than the vision of a world in which trust reigns between all beings." The video is inspired by the english...
Answering the Call (2017)
This is a campaign to help fund my feature length film, Answering the Call, a story of social history, family history, memories, conflict, injustice, and protest. I grew up...
Bill Nye: Can We Stop Telling Women What to Do With Their Bodies?
The Science Guy argues that most anti-abortion legislation is derived from outdated beliefs that predate smart science by fifty centuries. 
The True Cost (2015)
This is a story about clothing. It's about the clothes we wear, the people who make them, and the impact the industry is having on our world. The price of clothing has been...
"Robin Hood In Reverse" - Bernie Sanders Explains Income Inequality
Bernie Sanders talks about the one issue the billionaire class wants us to avoid discussing.
Cultures of Resistance (2010)
Does each gesture really make a difference? Can music and dance be weapons of peace? In 2003, on the eve of the Iraq war, director Iara Lee embarked on a journey to better...