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  • This World Press Freedom Day Webinar, JHR is Mobilizing Media to Fight Misinformation Worldwide. Join Us!

    This World Press Freedom Day, JHR will be hosting a special webinar that unpacks the implications of the ongoing mis/disinformation crisis for today’s COVID-19 stricken world. JHR Executive Director Rachel Pulfer will speak to online disinformation expert Craig Silverman, JHR project manager Siyabulela Mandela and World Press Freedom Canada president Shawn McCarthy on the subject. They will discuss the heightened need to

  • Webinar on Covid19 & Inequalities in Health Facilities in Mali

      Mariam Tandina, Abdoulaye Guindo and Alexis Kalambry during the webinar about inequalities in health services in Mali. Photo Credit: JHR Mali On April 29, Alexis Kalambry, one of the JHR Media Trainers in Mali,  hosted a webinar on the inequalities that the Covid-19 has accentuated in health facilities in Mali, particularly with regard to

  • Fighting misinformation and improving the Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Tunisia

    Screenshot from the webinar held on April 23 Français : Webinar : Comment accélérer la vaccination contre la Covid-19 face à la désinformation sur les vaccins en Tunisie ? C’est le sujet du webinaire diffusé en direct sur la page Facebook du site d’information Kashfmedia, l’un des partenaires médias de JHR en Tunisie dans le cadre du

  • Training on Human Rights and the Impact of Covid19

    With the pandemic in full force this past year, JHR started the ‘Mobilizing Media Fighting Covid19’ project. The project is aimed at providing accurate information on public health, countering misinformation on Covid19 and is financially supported  by Global Affairs Canada (GAC). The project is active in 12 countries across Africa and the Middle East. Journalists

  • Uganda’s Presidential Advisor on Covid19 speaks with Ugandan journalists

    Dr. Monica Musenero, speaking at the JHR MMFC training in Uganda, organized by HEJNU. Photocredit: HEJNU As part of JHR’s ‘ Mobilizing Media Fighting Covid19’ project, JHR’s media partner Health Journalists Network Uganda (HEJNU), led by Esther Nakkazi and supported by JHR Regional Coordinator Siyabulela Mandela, invited three speakers, Dr. Monica Musenero, Presidential advisor on

  • Shortlist for the 2nd Annual Award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter

    Journalists for Human Rights (JHR) is pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2nd Annual Award for Outstanding Work by an Indigenous Youth Reporter. The 2021 shortlist is: Oscar Baker III: A story of resilience: Decision to take son off of life support still haunts Membertou First Nation father Shelby Lisk: For our children: How

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