Business for Peace Award
1546, Section: Variety


Freedom of expression and economic prosperity

Published on 10 April 2014 by in Variety

Article 19 radio show this week discussed the influence of freedom of expression on economic development and community participation in economic issues.
Abdulelah Taqi, a journalist who has written extensively on economics, spoke about this issue.

Freedom of religious expression

Published on 3 April 2014 by in Variety

Article 19 radio show this week discussed the diversity of religious sects in Yemen, freedom of religious expression, freedom to perform religious rituals in light of sectarian disagreements, as well as accusations of blasphemy.
Lawyer and journalist Ali Al-Bukhaiti, Nabeel Al-Bukairi, a writer and thinker and lawyer, Ali Al-Serari, were interviewed in this week’s program.

Social media and freedom of expression

Published on 1 April 2014 by in Variety

The Article 19 radio show this week discussed freedom of expression and its relation to social media.

Women and freedom of expression

Published on 20 March 2014 by in Variety

This episode focuses on women and their freedom of speech during the revolution and their participation in this pivotal moment of Yemen’s modern history. It also touches on the quota for female representation and whether it serves women, as well as Yemeni women’s presence in the media. The following is an interview with Zafran Al-Mahna, a journalist and the head of Enma Al-Sharq Center for Human Development, and Samr Al-Jarbani, an activist and the head of Nataj Foundation for Community Development.

Marginalized people and women rights

Published on 13 March 2014 by in Variety

The Article 19 radio show this week discussed the marginalized people, their plight, and society’s attitudes toward them.

Good governance and transparency

Published on 6 March 2014 by in Variety

What is good governance? What is its relationship to transparency? Tawfeeq Al-Budaigi, executive manager of the Yemeni Group for Transparency and Integrity (YTTI); Mohammed Alaw, a National Dialogue Conference (NDC) member and coordinator for the National Organization for Defending Rights and Freedom (HOOD); Mohammed Al-Hanahi, a lawyer and human rights activist; and Nashwan Al-Mujahid, head of the Legal Department in the state-run National Information Center.

Rights and democracy

Published on 4 March 2014 by in Variety

What is democracy? What will democracy in Yemen look like? What sort of rights will individuals have in a democratic Yemen? Misk Al-Junaid (title) and Jamal Al-Shami (title) discuss transparency, democratic institutions, obstacles for elections and how to turn democratic yearnings into democratic participation.

Through the All Girls Foundation, women learn to how to market their products and manage a small business.

Turning Bint Al-Sahn into a successful business

Published on 25 February 2014 by Amal al Yarisi in Variety

Foundation trains women to turn cooking talents into business savvy

National Reconciliation and Transitional Justice

Published on 20 February 2014 by in Variety

The country has concluded its National Dialogue Conference and is waiting to see which outcomes will be implemented. Although the conference has ended, reconciliation—
following decades of conflict—has yet to follow. Article 19 asks what national reconsiliation would look like and how victims can receive justice for abuses they have endured.

Chaos and emergency law

Published on 18 February 2014 by in Variety