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Unicorn Riot is a decentralized, educational 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization of artists and journalists. Their work is dedicated to exposing root causes of dynamic social and environmental issues through amplifying stories and exploring sustainable alternatives in today’s globalized world. Born from the Internet in 2015, our commercial-free platform operates non-hierarchically, independent of corporate or government control. Unicorn Riot spans across multiple US cities including Boston, Denver, Minneapolis, and Philadelphia as well as South Africa.
Movements.org is an online crowdsourcing platform that connects civil society activists and human rights defenders with a global network of in-kind professional resource providers. Movements.org improves the landscape of human rights by supporting activists with rights-based support and resources that can help them.
This webpage lists data visualization guidelines, tools and online courses for human rights researchers and advocates to enhance the impact and effectiveness of their work.
This toolkit grew out of the Internews Global Human Rights Program, which aims to provide journalists in developing countries with the skills, knowledge and tools to report responsibly on human rights issues and generate innovative coverage of these topics. The toolkit’s primary audience are journalists who have some experience working with human rights and media, and who want to improve their information-gathering and reporting skills. They may use it in formal trainings or download it and work through it independently.
The Committee to Protect Journalists works closely with freedom of expression organizations around the world to combat impunity. We encourage you to explore the resources available from these Philippine, Russian, and international organizations.
Index on Censorship is an international organization that promotes and defends the right to freedom of expression. Index uses a unique combination of journalism, campaigning and advocacy to defend freedom of expression for those facing censorship and repression, including journalists, writers, social media users, bloggers, artists, politicians, scientists, academics, activists and citizens.
MHROMN compiles news concerning human rights violations, suppression of freedoms and social security concerns stemming from racism and religious and sectarian extremism.