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Piergiorgio Moro, Jiselle Hanna | Migrant workers make up to a third of the whole workforce in Malaysia. Their insecure visa status makes them very vulnerable to exploitation and government repression
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Emmanuel Jal, musician and former child soldier
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani | Hip-hop sensation and activist Emmanuel Jal talks about his childhood, how music provided an important platform for his cause, and Kanye West.
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Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani | Hosts Gilad Cohen and Simona Ramkisson discuss their unique backgrounds and what shaped their interest in human rights on the latest episode of The Hum.
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Sophia Reuss | With the news that Greyhound Canada is pulling all intercity bus services from Western Canada, we ask: is transportation a human right?
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Cynthia Lowen. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani | Emmy-nominated filmmaker Cynthia Lowen discusses her film "Netizens," the gender dynamics of being on the internet and the efforts to change privacy laws.
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Woman in hijab stands in store surrounded by mannequins in hijabs. Photo: Mulia Sjahrusjiam/Flickr
Monia Mazigh | The dehumanization of Muslim women is ingrained in people's imagination. And the common, simplistic and wrong perception that the hijab is a symbol of oppression is still alive and thriving.
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People holding signs with human rights messages on them. Photo: Geoff Campbell/Flickr
Doreen Nicoll | Come to an introductory session about the work of Amnesty International and learn how you can protect human rights.
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Mandi Gray. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani | Mandi Gray talks to The Hum about taking her sexual assault case to trial and ways that the experience has shaped her life.
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Laura Marie Wayne and Scott Jones. Photo: Charlotte Marchesseault
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani | On October 12, 2013, Scott Jones’ life changed in an instant when he was left paralyzed from the waist down in an anti-gay hate crime.
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Jiselle Hanna | For the second part on our analysis of the recent elections in Malaysia results, we talk to Sonia Randhawa, a longtime human rights activist and co-organizer of the Bersih movement.
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La Tanya Grant. Photo: Gilad Cohen
Gilad Cohen, Simona Ramkisson, Brandon Fragomeni, Alex Castellani | Jermaine Carby was shot dead by Peel Regional Police in 2014. La Tanya Grant joins The Hum to talk about her cousin, police brutality and more.
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Ben Powless | In January, her partner was arrested by the Honduran government. Now, Karen Spring is working to free him and other political prisoners targeted by the regime.