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Courses in Photography & Human Rights

New York University and the Magnum Foundation are working together to offer a series of four courses on photography and human rights this May and June. Courses on creating responsible photo essays, using multimedia strategies, understanding human rights law and examining a variety of contemporary photo-based projects and campaigns will be included in this six-week [...]

Human Rights Day

It is now sixty years since the acceptance by the General Assembly of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It gives one pause.
Over the last twenty years many documentary photographers have turned their attention to human rights, partnering with NGOs or starting their own foundations after observing injustices. The role of witness, so pivotal previously, [...]