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Journalists for Human Rights

May-June 2011

This45: Rachel Pulfer on Ghana correspondent Jenny Vaughan

Rachel PulferWebsite

Jenny Vaughan is no stranger to the hybrid role of journalist, leader, and advocate. She now occupies a unique position as the Accra, Ghana-based eyes and ears of Journalists for Human Rights, a media development organization with operations throughout sub-Saharan Africa. Currently, her job ranges from ensuring the professional and personal well-being of a team […] More »
May-June 2011

This45: Rachel Pulfer on Ivory Coast correspondent Jessica McDiarmid

Rachel PulferWebsite

Born and raised in British Columbia, Jessica McDiarmid knew from a young age that she wanted to write about tough subjects in difficult places. Around age 14, McDiarmid devoured Oakland Ross’s A Fire on the Mountains, a compilation of true-life stories about the extraordinary circumstances in which people live and thrive in 17 global hotspots, […] More »

Listen to This #012: Human Rights Docfest

Graham F. Scott

In today’s edition of Listen to This, contributor Andrew Wallace talks with Sophie Langlois, Director of Human Rights Docfest 2010, and Selena Lucien, one of the documentary festival’s Community Partnership Coordinators. Human Rights Docfest is a national film festival on international human rights issues, and a partnership between Journalists for Human Rights, the National Film […] More »