E-Team

Anna, Ole, Fred and Peter are four members of the Emergencies Team, the most intrepid division of the respected Human Rights Watch organization. E-TEAM is the intimate story of how they lead their lives as they set out to shine light in dark places and give voice to thousands whose stories would never otherwise have been told. http://influencefilmclub.com/film/e-team/
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Amnesty International poster. Afghan Refugee, Peshawar, 2010. Photographed by Steve McCurry in Pakistan

Amnesty International posters - in pictures

Afghan Refugee, Peshawar, 2010 (US). Photographed by Steve McCurry in Pakistan Amnesty International. Amnesty International posters - in pictures.

10 Films Every Human Rights Advocate Should Watch. I've seen the first one, "Sepideh" and it's one of my all time favorite documentaries.

10 Films Every Human Rights Advocate Should Watch

Extended Trailer of The Supreme Price By Joanna Lipper The film covers the evolution of the Pro-Democracy Movement in Nigeria and efforts to increase the participation of women in leadership roles. Directed by Joanna Lipper

Syria. Hudea, a four-year-old girl with her hands up in surrender by Turkish photographer Osman Sağırlı.The image was taken at the Atmeh refugee camp in Syria, in December 2014. She travelled to the camp - near the Turkish border - with her mother and two siblings. It is some 150 km from their home in Hama. "I was using a telephoto lens, and she thought it was a weapon," says Sağırlı. "İ realised she was terrified after I took it, and looked at the picture, because she bit her lips and…

The photographer who broke the internet's heart

A 4 year old girl raises her hands in surrender, mistaking a journalist's telephoto lens for a weapon. The girl is called Hudea. The image was taken at the Atmeh refugee camp in Syria, in December last year by Turkish photojournalist, Osman Sağırlı,

Who backs whom in the Syrian conflict Russia’s intervention has made the complex pattern of alliances and enmities in Syria still more intricate. The Assad regime and its local opponents are backed to differing degrees and in different configurations by military powers from near and far.

US-backed Kurdish forces ‘committing war crimes against Syrian civilians’

Tweets From Hell: How Peter Bouckaert Shares Refugees’ Hope and Despair

Tweets From Hell: How Peter Bouckaert Shares Refugees’ Hope and Despair

Peter Bouckaert is accustomed to being in the wrong places at the right times. As the emergencies director of Human Rights Watch, Bouckaert has reported on just about every major war and conflict in the past 20 years.

Human Rights investigator and E-TEAM member Peter Bouckaert about what it's worth fighting for. http://influencefilmclub.com/film/e-team/

Human Rights investigator and E-TEAM member Peter Bouckaert about what it's worth fighting for. http://influencefilmclub.com/film/e-team/

Syria Deeply speaks with Dr. Anna Neistat on her undercover human rights work in Syria over the past four years, and her thoughts on the future of the conflict.

Syria Deeply speaks with Dr. Anna Neistat on her undercover human rights work in Syria over the past four years, and her thoughts on the future of the conflict.

Women on the frontline: Women are coming to the fore in a profession long dominated by men, and telling stories their male counterparts couldn't get, writes Tracy McVeigh

Women on the frontline: female photojournalists' visions of conflict

Lynsey Addario stands near the frontline in Ras Lanuf, Libya, during a pause in the fighting in March

Security First app is available free and is aimed at journalists and humanitarians and provides practical advice

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Francesca Borri: In this war, to be a foreign reporter is to be hunted by Islamists and the regime. My helmet is a veil, my hijab a flak jacket

In Aleppo I only survive by looking Syrian

Up to 100 fighters from Nusra Front and Ahrar al-Sham brigade shot dead by other al-Qaeda-linked rebels, activists say.

Peter Bouckaert remembers James Foley: "My dear friend Jim Foley, the American journalist brutally executed by the Islamic State this week, was one of the kindest and most caring people I’ve ever worked with. In the often competitive and macho world of war reporting, Jim stood out with his humbleness, his compassion, and his deeply collegial nature."

Peter Bouckaert remembers James Foley: "My dear friend Jim Foley, the American journalist brutally executed by the Islamic State this week, was one of the kindest and most caring people I’ve ever worked with. In the often competitive and macho world of war reporting, Jim stood out with his humbleness, his compassion, and his deeply collegial nature."

Here’s what James Foley meant to us | GlobalPost

GlobalPost's editorial team pays tribute to our slain colleague and friend.

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