Real Accounts from our Network of Journalists in the Field

  • Bridging the Gap: JHR Roundtable Discussion at Africa Media Festival 2024

    Journalists for Human Rights -JHR, Baraza Media Lab and the Ford Foundation hosted a roundtable discussion titled “Bridging the Gap: A Breakfast Media and Civil Society Roundtable.” The discussion brought together representatives from the media industry and civil society organizations to identify common challenges they face and collaboratively develop effective solutions. This event served as

  • Tackling Misinformation through Media for Peacebuilding in South Sudan: A New Project by JHR

    Journalists for Human Rights has launched a new project in South Sudan, supported by the Canadian Government through the Peace and Stabilisation Operations Programme (Peace UPS). This project was launched in a spirit of partnership and shared purpose, bringing together South Sudanese media representatives and government officials. The event was marked by the participation of

  • Zein Almoghraby, Director of International Programs Testimony at the SDIR Committee on the grave human rights challenges faced in Hong Kong

    In a world where the truth is often silenced, the testimony of Zein Almoghraby, Director of International Programs at Journalists for Human Rights, stands as a beacon of hope and a call to action. Addressing the Subcommittee on International Human Rights, Almoghraby shared insights from JHR’s 20-year commitment to defending human rights against oppressive regimes.

  • Canadaland Audio Journalism Fellowship Program – Application 2024

    POSITION: CanadaLabs summer fellow POSITION TYPE: Temporary full time, summer fellowship: May 13-Aug. 30 LOCATION: Toronto SALARY: 37.5 hrs per week, $28.67/hr APPLICATIONS CLOSE: March 13, 2024 Immerse yourself inside Canadaland’s newsroom for four months, learning how to create exceptional audio journalism. Grow your skills while taking your project from pitch to publication. Delivered in

  • DRC: A Step Toward Justice Congolese Pastor Arrested for Forced Marriage

    In the Democratic Republic of Congo, a country where the echoes of human rights advocacy are increasingly resonating against the dense backdrop of social issues, a significant legal development has occurred. On January 22, 2024, an event unfolded that may mark a turning point in the country’s commitment to protecting its citizens’ rights. The Congolese

  • KENYA: Community-led advocacy critical in ending Female Genital Mutilation

    The milestone is an outcome of close to ten months of community engagement and empowerment of a local anti-FGM steering committee to trace, document and report potential FGM cases in their neighbourhood. Elders in Chepkokogh Location, West Pokot County, with the I-Rep Foundation team and local authorities during the inaugural elder’s forum in February 2023.

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