The Concert in Seville Was Amazing

By |2022-01-04T13:29:15+00:00January 4th, 2022|Categories: Noticias|Tags: , , , , , |

The musicians from the Youth Orchestra of Andalusia put on such a great show. Miguel Colom was unable to participate in the end, however Amaury Coeytaux stepped in at the last minute.  His extraordinary contributions greatly contributed to the overall success of the concert. Pablo Heras-Casado, the great, international director, simply blew our minds with his [...]

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu has left us

By |2021-12-26T19:35:13+00:00December 26th, 2021|Categories: Noticias|Tags: , , , |

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, a human rights defender of the highest order, has left us today. His work confronting the bigotry and violence of South Africa’s apartheid system won him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984. Born in 1931 in Klerksdorf, he graduated from the University of South Africa in 1954 and was ordained as a priest in [...]

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The Barenboim-Said Foundation in Collaboration with RFK Human Rights Spain

By |2021-12-17T07:37:27+00:00December 10th, 2021|Categories: Noticias, Uncategorized|

A three-concert tour in Andalusia this month led by master conductor, Pablo Heras Casado, was announced yesterday at the Maestranza Theater in Seville by the Barenboim Said Foundation with Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Spain collaborating. The tour will also feature Miguel Colom, Concertmaster of the National Orchestra of Spain, as its soloist on violin. The [...]

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RFK Italy Gala and Awards Ceremony

By |2021-12-20T11:02:30+00:00November 20th, 2021|Categories: Noticias|Tags: , , |

RFK Italy held their annual gala and awards ceremony yesterday, and we were present to show our support.  The awards portion of the event celebrated people just like RFK who have dedicated significant time and efforts to improving the situation for all of our fellow citizens, most specifically human rights defenders from Italy on this occasion. [...]

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Our “Voices from Beyond the Dark” play

By |2021-12-17T07:48:05+00:00September 21st, 2021|Categories: Noticias|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Our "Voices from Beyond the Dark" play explores the lives and causes of 37 human rights defenders from around the world.  We will be premiering a new version of the play that has been adapted and will be directed by Jon Viar (director, actor, playwright), which will include three new human rights defenders from Spain: Irene [...]

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2nd Human Rights Debate with Students from CIS

By |2021-05-20T14:34:36+00:00April 17th, 2021|Categories: Noticias|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

We have once again had the pleasure of participating in yet another virtual debate. Students from CIS - The College for International Studies debated the following topic: "We Should Only Support Businesses That Support Human Rights." Begoña Morales was our special guest speaker this time around.  She is an expert in several areas such as sustainability, corporate social [...]

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A Special Invitation

By |2020-12-28T11:15:03+00:00December 4th, 2020|Categories: Noticias|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Dear friends, Our colleagues at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Italia have invited us to a very special online ceremony on the 10th of December (Human Rights Day).  RFK Italia will give awards and special recognition to Caritas Ambrosiana, The Italian Red Cross, and the Fundación Ospedale Bambino Gesù for their tremendous work during the pandemic. The [...]

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Virtual Debate

By |2020-12-28T10:55:51+00:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Noticias|Tags: |

We participated in an encouraging, online debate with students from CIS Madrid - The College for International Studies last Thursday, November 5th.  The topic was income inequality. Karen Robinson, our STTP Program Director at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights, offered her insights as the invited speaker.  CIS students, parents, teachers, and staff were president, as were [...]

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Online Conference – Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB)

By |2020-12-28T10:45:23+00:00October 14th, 2020|Categories: Noticias|

Many thanks to the Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB) for inviting Kerry Kennedy, global president of RFK Human Rights, to participate in their online conference, "The International Fight Against Hate Crimes. A Cross-sectional View. Derivations of the George Floyd Case." The conference took place last Thursday, October 8th, and was exceedingly interesting, relevant, and useful.  We hope [...]

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