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Your Call: How can photography impact the struggle for human rights around the globe?

Photojournalist Jean-Marie Simon documented a period of extreme violence and brutality in Guatemala from 1980-1988


On the August 25th edition of Your Call, we’ll have a conversation UC Berkeley Human Rights Center’s photo exhibition, “Envisioning Human Rights, a collection of world-class human rights photography.” How effective are images in Conveying human rights issues around the world? And how do photographs inspire people to act? Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Eric Stover, faculty director of the Human Rights Center and Adjunct Professor of Law and Public Health, University of California at Berkeley

Alexa Koenig, executive director of the Human Right Center at UC Berkeley

Mimi Chakarova, photographer and director of THE PRICE OF SEX, a feature-length documentary on trafficking and corruption

Jean-Marie Simon, a photojournalist author of Guatemala: Eternal Spring Eternal Tyranny

Web Resources:

UC Berkeley Human Rights Center: Envisioning Human Rights

Berkeley Art Museum: Envisioning Human Rights: The Next Generation

Berkeleyside: Human rights made strikingly visible at Berkeley show

UC Berkeley Human Rights Center: Envisioning Human Rights

Mimi Chakarova: Documentary Photographer

Mimi Chakarova: The Price of Sex

Amnesty International: Jean-Marie Simon: A foreign witness to Guatemala’s war

NY Times: A Testament From Guatemala’s War Years

Vice: I Posed as a Prostitute in a Turkish Brothel