The Voice of Witness Reader

The Voice of Witness Reader

Ten Years of Amplifying Unheard Voices

eBook - 2015
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For ten years, Voice of Witness has illuminated contemporary human rights crises through its remarkable oral history book series. Founded by Dave Eggers, Lola Vollen and Mimi Lok, Voice of Witness has amplified the stories of hundreds of people impacted by some of the most crucial human rights crises of our time, including men and women living under oppressive regimes in Burma, Colombia, Sudan, and Zimbabwe; public housing residents and undocumented workers in the United States; and exploited workers around the globe. This selection of narratives from these remarkable men and women is many things: an astonishing record of human rights issues in the 21st century; a testament to the resilience and courage of the most marginalized among us; and an opportunity to better the understand the world we live in through human connection and a participatory vision of history.
Publisher: [United States] : McSweeney's : Made available through hoopla, 2015
ISBN: 9781940450834
1940450837
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: Eggers, Dave
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