Posts Tagged ‘Sri Lanka Guardian’

Amila Sampath: the man behind the video service of “Just Asia”

January 16, 2017

I have on many occasions referred to the admirable initiative of the AHRC to try and bring visual aspects to human right work [https://humanrightsdefenders.blog/2016/01/21/just-asia-just-continues-with-its-human-rights-television/]. So, I was glad to come across the story by Nilantha Ilangamuwa in the Sri Lankan Guardian of 3 November 2016 about the “The Man behind the video service Just Asia”!

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Amila Sampath: “I make videos, that’s my tool, I believe this is one of the significant ways to raise the voice of the voiceless

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From the Sri Lanka Guardian: The problems of human rights defenders under repressive states

June 29, 2011

Sri Lanka Guardian: The problems of human rights defenders under repressive states.

A long but excellent piece by Basil Fernando, one of the most experienced HRDs in Asia