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Indian cartoonist and anti-corruption activist Aseem Trivedi has been arrested and jailed for his work defending human rights. Aseem currently faces three years in jail on charges of “insulting the state” through his art. He has recently created a comic magazine dedicated to telling the stories of human rights defenders at risk around the […]

DBF Interviews: Aseem Trivedi





Namutebi, Sandra
Sandra Namutebi is a human rights defender for the LGBT+ community in Uganda. In Uganda in February 2014, President Museveni signed a law outlawing homosexual acts which was then annulled in August 2014 due to a technical issue. Although this law no longer stands, it reflects the widespread prejudice against […]

Sandra Namutebi



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Marty received the Lady Rothemere Scholarship in 1999 and graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in 2002 with a BA degree in acting. He is also current New Writing Associate and member of the acting ensemble with Druid Theatre Company, Galway. He was awarded Irish Times Best […]

Marty Rea