The Open Society Initiative for West Africa and Amateur Heads Productions will tomorrow premiere the ‘Silent Tears’, a documentary that uncovers the truth behind the violations against women resident in the Federal Capital Territory. Rebecca Ejifoma writes
What in Nigeria is charcterised by: intense mutual fears and suspicions, poor organization and mobilization, intolerance and insensitivity, aggressive engagement, mobilization of primordial sentiments, corruption, uncivil […]
I am never quite sure if my thoughts are the magnets for the stories or if the stories that seek me out fuel my thoughts – but human rights has definitely been a recent theme. I am sure the predominance of human rights violation stories is not unconnected to Human Rights Day (December 10 2010) but the connection between power and the contempt with which man treats man is scary.