Human Rights Observers longer feature articles allow a diverse range of authors – including journalists, academics, former judges and human rights defenders – to delve into human rights in all their complexity.

The human rights conversation touches on every aspect of public life, and opinions on human rights are as diverse as the people willing to talk about them. Read these articles and join the conversation.

Who are the people involved in human rights? Whether as human rights defenders, commentators or the subject of human rights, you can get to know them in these interviews.

Creative responses to human rights can often be the most powerful, and the most effective – especially in the face of unspeakable horror. And when solutions are difficult to articulate, stories like these can still offer hope.


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