Eight months of brutal civil war in Tigray have left millions of vulnerable people starving. Nearly a third of the population of Ethiopia’s northernmost state is displaced, and the death toll is estimated to be in the thousands. Despite a ceasefire declaration, humanitarian access remains heavily restricted and aid agencies have not been able to…9 July 2021 / 6.31 MINS UK’s undocumented migrants – the lost million+
Zoe Gardner, policy advisor for the Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants, describes a “crisis” environment that has lead to over 1.2 million people living in the UK with no legal status. Victim to an inflexible and unforgiving immigration system, how did these people go from holding legal status to living in fear of deportation?18 June 2021 / 13.09 MINS Iranian presidential election: what hope for human rights?
Iran’s presidential election on 18th June is considered one of the most remarkable political events this year, yet not one that brings much change for Iranians. Shiva Mahbobi, human rights defender and former Iranian prisoner, Farian Sabahi, journalist and professor, and Mehdi Kouhestani, labour activist, discuss the impact of this election on human rights in the country and beyond.16 June 2021 / 10.03 MINS