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    Join us as a sponsor in 2014!

    Jayu offers some exciting opportunities to get involved this year on a much deeper level. By investing in Jayu, you gain closer access not only to our festival, but also to the remarkable people that will help make this year possible. From local and international filmmakers and authors to refugees and camp survivors, we promise […]

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    2014 Film Festival Dates Announced!

 JAYU ANNOUNCES 2014 HUMAN RIGHTS FILM FESTIVAL DATES AND VENUE TORONTO – Fresh off relocating its offices to the Centre for Social Innovation in downtown Toronto, Jayu announces that its third annual Human Rights Film Festival will take place from December 5 to 7, 2014 once again at […]

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    We are currently accepting film submissions to our 2014 Human Rights Film Festival from December 5-7! Submission is free. The deadline to submit is September 1, 2014 September 30, 2014 (we extended it!)  What are the requirements? Simple. The film must focus on a human rights issue. What kind of films are you accepting? We are accepting shorts, documentaries and features. How […]

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    Jayu Relaunches for 2014!

    We are excited to be back in 2014! With a new year, we have decided to make some changes. Jayu was created to spread awareness of North Korean human rights violations. Although we will always have our roots in helping the North Korean people, we were also touched by stories of a similar nature that were […]

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Since our first year of operation as the North Korean Human Rights Film Festival in 2012, we at Jayu have had the honour of working with HanVoice. The Toronto-based organization helps resettle North Korean refugees in Canada and advocates for improved human rights in North Korea. HanVoice has partnered with Jayu several times, co-presenting the […]

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**** On the other side of the river, they hide for their lives. If they didn’t hear whispers of it before they fled, they had to believe – sheerly out of desperation – that life was better. It had to be better. Somewhere else. Determination and strength often manifest themselves in the most desperate of […]


The Merits of Clicktivism

On April 15, 2014, 276 girls were kidnapped from a school in the northeastern Nigerian town of Chibok, located in Borno State. An Islamic extremist group called Boko Haram has taken responsibility for the kidnapping. If this is the first time you’re hearing about this, don’t blame yourself. This story was largely overshadowed by the […]

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