Caroline Risacher (Canada)


Caroline Risacher

Caroline Risacher (Association for the Defense of Azerbaijani Political Prisoners in Iran- ADAPP): Prior to her fellowship, Caroline worked as an International Coordinator at the University of Strasbourg; volunteered in La Paz, Bolivia, for the Bolivian Express magazine; worked for One More Option, a NGO based in France and Ecuador that helps disadvantaged children; and interned at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University. Caroline graduated from the University of Strasbourg in France with a Masters in International Relations and European Affairs and a Masters in Human Rights Law with a specialization in Minority Rights.



22 Aug

An Azerbaijani Story Part II: Escaping Iran

This is part two of the story of an Azerbaijani political refugee from Iran. For

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Posted Aug 22, 2012

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14 Aug

At least 300 dead, more than 2600 injured

  Last Saturday, August 11, an earthquake hit the West Azerbaijan province of Iran with

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Posted Aug 14, 2012

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09 Aug

An Azerbaijani Story Part I: The Arrests

Most of the Azerbaijanis I have met here are political refugees; they came here because

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Posted Aug 09, 2012

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17 Jul

“Where are you from?”

The question of identity is one that resonates particularly well for me, coming from a

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Posted Jul 17, 2012

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29 Jun

History, Racism and Denial

I realize that I should probably start with the beginning and give some precisions on

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Posted Jun 29, 2012

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19 Jun

So… Why Vancouver?

Contrary to my fellow comrades, I am not taking a lot of risks this summer

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Posted Jun 19, 2012

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30 May

2 Days Before Leaving

Here we go! I’m finally on my way to spend the summer with ADAPP (The

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Posted May 30, 2012

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