For many, social media has become an essential part of everyday life providing unprecedented opportunities for interaction, engagement, and information. It is also, however, a breeding ground for online violence targeting young women. For the girls targeted these everyday spaces become inaccessible and unsafe. Plan International, an NGO promoting equality
UPF gets a yearly grant from the Folke Bernadotts Academy and in response we produce content with regards to specific themes about peace, security and development. This year’s theme is War Over Reality – The goal with this project is to problematize conflicts in our world with a certain connection
Over the past few years, the Chinese population has experienced a severe tightening of religious freedom. This has led to mass incarceration in Xinjiang, the ban on Islam related symbols in Beijing restaurants and the arrest of prominent “house church” leaders, to name only a few events. However, among these
[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Russian_Activism_Episode2.mp3″ ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) Activism is on the rise all over the world. In this podcast series, we take a look at the rising activism in Russia. In this episode, we take a look at the key figures in the protest movement in Russia
[smart_podcast_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/RussianActivism_Episode_1.mp3″ ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) Activism is on the rise all over the world. In this podcast series, we take a look at the rising activism in Russia. The voices of the citizens of Russia have started to spread from an offline environment to online
[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/Dancing-for-Freedom-Finalmente_mixdown.mp3″ ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) This episode is a dialog about how political dissaproval and oppression has shown to take form in music. More specifically, how it has lead to a techno-revolution. Voice and Production: Luise Leder & Sanjin Alagic Listen to some of our other podcasts!
What does the future hold for Telegram? In the last episode of the series, we discuss the importance of privacy for Telegram and what the consequences of the app’s agreement with the Russian state might be. What happens with the audience when privacy suddenly isn’t the main focus? What would
A councilor executed in the streets, the leading presidential candidate jailed before the election, and a controversial politician rising to fame from previous anonymity. In the world’s fifth largest country with potentially the largest oil reserves in the world, corruption has been running rampant with paramilitaries increasingly spreading their influence.
Many of us have heard about Article 13 on websites like YouTube, Google and Reddit. The majority of discussion surrounding Article 13 is focused on whether or not the EU directive will curtail freedoms to share content such as memes or information. Contrary to popular belief, the EU is, fortunately,
Facebook, Twitter, Instagram – All of these apps are a part of our everyday life. We use it as sources for entertainment and don’t think too much of it – But can social media be more than that? In this podcast, we take a look at what social media is