Videos about Human Rights
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Where Are the Syrian Refugees?
After the tragic crisis in Syria, more than half of all Syrians have left their homes. Where are they? DATA SOURCES http://da...
Gaza One Year On
In the summer of 2014, the Gaza strip was ravaged by an Israeli military operation that lasted 50 days. This hugely disproportionate conflict saw the Gaza strip devastated...
Thom Hartmann: A Different Perspective on BLM & Bernie Sanders
Thom Hartmann says white people need to understand black people have suffered 400 years of genocide and the murders continue today. This is why members of the Black Lives...
The Shocking Truth About Planned Parenthood
New video exposes more disturbing truths about what happens behind the walls of Planned Parenthood.     *satire*
Thomas Sankara: The Upright Man (2006)
As Africa looks desperately for leaders of integrity and vision, the life and ideals of the late Thomas Sankara seem more and more relevant and exemplary with the passage of...
I Am A Girl (2013)
There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. They are girls. Being born a girl...
We're Living in a Racial Caste System Designed to Divide Us, Benefiting No One But the 1%
This powerful new video by Matthew Cooke that's currently spreading like wildfire across the internet, and with good reason. Pulling together disparate stands to create the...
Living Thinkers: An Autobiography of Black Women in the Ivory Tower (2013)
LIVING THINKERS examines the intersection of race, class and gender for Black women professors and administrators working in U.S. colleges and universities today. Through...
Reflections Unheard: Black Women in Civil Rights (2013)
Where do black women activists fit into the epochal struggles for equality and liberation during the 1960s and 70s? This feature-length documentary unearths the story of black...
Feminism Inshallah: A History Of Arab Feminism (2014)
The struggle for Muslim women’s emancipation is often portrayed stereotypically as a showdown between Western and Islamic values, but Arab feminism has existed for more than a...
Private Violence (2014)
Private Violence explores a simple, but deeply disturbing fact of American life: the most dangerous place for a woman in America is her own home. Every day in the U.S., at...
The Supreme Price (2014)
The Supreme Price is a feature length documentary film that traces the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in...
Israel To Demolish Palestinian Village Of Susiya
The Palestinian village of Susiya is about to bulldozed after Israel's high court recently rejected an injunction to stop the demolition. People have been fighting the...
Malian Singer's New Video Shows 4 Generations of Women Standing Up for Peace and Freedom
Malian-French soul pop singer Inna Modja shares the music video for “Tombouctou,” her latest single off the upcoming Motel Bamako album. The visuals, shot in Bamako at Malick...
Kanehsatake: 270 Years of Resistance (1993)
A feature-length, multi-award winning documentary by Alanis Obomsawin set in the thick of the armed confrontation between Mohawks and Canadian government forces during the 1990...
Slavery to Mass Incarceration
The elaborate myth of racial difference that was created to sustain American slavery persists today. Slavery did not end in 1865, it evolved. The legacy of slavery can be seen...
Gaza One Year On: Jon Snow Finds the Wreckage Remains
One year on, the children of Gaza still face suffering and trauma. Jon Snow has returned to the territory on the anniversary of the conflict. He found children scavenging in...
CSI: Gaza - Forensic Architects Map Devastation in Gaza to Show Human Rights Violations
Together with Amnesty International, Forensic Architects from University of London have embarked on an extraordinary and ambitious scientific project - The Gaza Platform. Its...
Comedian Adam Hills Cuts Loose on Government Cuts and Institutional Child Abuse
As the UK Government launch their latest round of austerity measures, they admit that disabled people who get finance support will most likely be affected and, in order to...
The Greatest War Going On Today Has Been Called The Silent War, Because Few Ever Speak Of It
"There are no bullets, but it's a war in which people are dying... And the principle weapon, is debt." This clip is taken from the beginning of the film War By Other Means...
A Quick History Lesson about Race, Class, Prisons and You
MIT's Phil Thompson explains how the struggles against slavery and Jim Crow were not just about reaffirming human rights, but also about transforming the economy. "The sad...
Meet the Activist Who Wants Women Everywhere to 'Free the Nipple'
Most American cities are full of breasts. They are everywhere: On billboards. On storefronts. On buildings. But if you look closely, there's consistently one thing missing...
Ta-Nehisi Coates: The Case for Reparations
Signs of overt racism still are all around us, be it a New Hampshire police commissioner’s use of an ethnic slur to describe President Obama or an NBA team owner’s disturbing...
Desmond Tutu Speaks Out Against Israeli Apartheid
Archbishop Desmond Tutu exposes the Israeli apartheid against Palestinians. Archbishop Tutu connects the struggles of black South Africa with the struggles of the Palestinians. 
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Torture
The US Senate Torture Report revealed horrifying details of America's interrogation program. Helen Mirren will fill you in. Connect with Last Week Tonight online...
The Success of the Growing BDS Movement is Generating a Backlash from Israel
BDS, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement targeting Israel, has gained momentum across American college campuses. In response, anti-BDS efforts have also intensified...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Bail
John Oliver explains why America's bail system is better for the reality tv industry than it is for the justice system. 
Rap News 32: MSMBS News - Black Lives Matter?
Welcome to this exclusive Rap News broadcast, helmed by the veteran anchor, and Iraq War Hero, Brian Washington. Today we seek to understand the cause of the tension which has...
How Corporations Are Getting Rich Off of Prisoners
Private prison companies claim they can house, feed, and monitor inmates more cost effectively than state governments and so there you have it-- they win big contracts. But...
"Kill Anything": Israeli Soldiers Say Gaza Atrocities Came from Orders for Indiscriminate Fire
A new report based on testimonies of Israeli soldiers concludes the massive civilian death toll from last summer’s Israeli assault on Gaza resulted from a policy of...
Prison Cop Wakes Up To Failure of Drug War
Richard Van Wickler, superintendent of Cheshire County Department of Corrections in Keene, New Hampshire, describes his awakening to the failure of the war on drugs.  SUBSCRIBE...
The Hunting Ground (2015)
From the team behind THE INVISIBLE WAR, comes a startling exposé of rape crimes on U.S. campuses, institutional cover-ups and the brutal social toll on victims and their...
Israeli Illegal Settlements Explained in 60 Seconds
You may have heard all about the Israeli illegal settlements or even seen many images of them. But do you really know anything about how settlements effect Palestinian lives...
The Dublin Pitfall (2015)
Gohderz, Yasmin, Mohamed, Salah and Jenny fled to Europe for their lives from the civil war in Syria. They fled war only to live in harsher conditions in Europe. After a couple...
This Is How Globalized Capitalism Operates Today
The history of wage struggle in Cambodia is a case study for the history of global capitalism as a whole. Here's how it works: Multi-national corporations exploit workers in...
Disregarding Gaza - Why is Gaza Not an Issue in the Israeli Elections?
A short documentary that examines the absence of Gaza and the Palestinians from the Israeli mainstream media and 2015 elections. Shot during operation Protective Edge by Tamar...
After Banksy: The Parkour Guide to Gaza
In response to graffiti artist Banksy's Gaza tourist video, the Gaza Parkour team show us what real life is like there and their dreams beyond the border. To the sounds of...
Rojava A New Born Country
After more than two and a half years of war, Syria is destroyed by the agony of bombs. The revolution, borned with democracy and freedom’s aims, has slowly turned into an...
Teenager Takes on Cops Arresting 'Homeless' Man in McDonald's
Teenager and local community activist Luke Holland takes on an officer from West Midlands Police after over five officers are sent to McDonald's in Birmingham's Cherry Street...
Love Has No Labels
While the vast majority of Americans consider themselves unprejudiced, many of us unintentionally make snap judgments about people based on what we see—whether it’s race, age...
Welcome To Gaza - With Your Guide, Banksy
Welcome to a tourist video with a twist. Street artist Banksy goes to Gaza; entering via a tunnel, he documents the destruction wrought by operation protective edge. The short...
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Elected Judges
The vast majority of US judges are elected, forcing many judges to pander to the electorate and accept campaign money in order to keep their jobs. This seems slightly troubling... 
To Prison For Poverty (2014)
Private probation companies charge excessive fees to low income people who can't pay small fines like traffic tickets. If they can't pay, they go to jail. Many people think...
Life at a Walmart Sweatshop
In China, factory workers live in dorms owned by Walmart - workers pay rent and utilities.  If they move out of the dorms to live in a place not connected to Walmart, they...
Karl Marx on Alienation
Karl Marx believed that work, at its best, is what makes us human. It allows us to live, be creative and flourish. But under capitalism he saw workers alienated from each other...
Yaigojé Apaporis - Traditional Knowledge at the Heart of Protecting the Colombian Amazon
Yaigojé Apaporis is the local name for a one million hectare stretch of Amazon forest, and the traditional territory of the Makuna, Tanimuka, Tuyuca, Cabiyari and Letuama who...
How the Rich Keep Us Poor
Ever wondered how they do it? Guinea, and many other African countries, will never rise out of poverty if this continues to happen... Please watch the video and then sign the...
White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America (2013)
White Like Me, based on the work of acclaimed anti-racist educator and author Tim Wise, explores race and racism in the US through the lens of whiteness and white privilege. In...
The Worst Company in the World Wants You In Prison (with Henry Rollins)
Henry Rollins profiles Prison Profiteers -six powerful institutions benefiting from locking up too many people for too long. There is a profit incentive to incarcerating people.
Powerful Music Video - Naima Shalhoub Sings The Ferguson-Gaza Blues
"I wrote this song in August for the people in Ferguson, Gaza and elsewhere rising up against horrific racial injustice, and for those that continue to grieve, rage and rise...