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The Good, The Rights, and The Ugly

The Good, The Rights, and The Ugly

What is The Good, The Rights, and The Ugly?

Albino rapper and entertainer Roben X, barrister Diana Constantinide, and IOHR’s Director Valerie Peay join host Wade McElwain as we launch our first podcast. What are we trying to do with this audio series? What are human rights? Do we all get them? … Read more →

What is going on with First Nations communities in Canada?

Host Wade Mc Elwain analyses the treatment of Indigenous communities in Canada following the discovery of the remains of hundreds of children. Wade explores the issues that these communities are experiencing today in his native country with Sol Mamakwa, a Canadian MPP of Indigenous heritage. … Read more →

Why do despots get away with human rights violations?

Host Wade Mc Elwain tries to understand why despite the existence of the International Criminal Court (ICC), the world is still witnessing atrocious violations, including genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity. He is joined by Chile Eboe-Osuji who served as President and judge of the ICC. … Read more →

Blue Gold: has water become a precious commodity in rich countries?

Pedro Arrojo-Agudo, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation, and Sol Mamakwa, a Canadian MPP of Indigenous heritage, join host Wade Wade McElwain to discuss access to water in rich countries. Can everyone have? Is it free? In Canada, Indigenous leaders have recently sued the Government for not providing it to First Nations communities. … Read more →

How will Middle East elections change the region?

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has recently won a fourth term in office, despite the U.N. calling for voting under international supervision. Analysts and human rights experts have raised their concerns over the Iranian presidential elections which will be held on Friday 18th June. In January, the Palestinian Authority’s President, Mahmoud Abbas announced the first presidential elections in 15 years. They have recently been postponed. … Read more →

Will Iran ever stop taking hostages?

Since 2015, the Iranian regime has unjustly detained at least 30 individuals with foreign ties to use as leverage. In this episode, we examine the future of Iran’s hostage-taking. Will Iran’s June elections bring change? Will JCPOA’s meetings impact this practice? … Read more →


This podcast aims to arouse curiosity about human rights.

The Good, The RIghts and The Ugly answers the questions you have about the most important humanitarian stories affecting our world today.

Your Host

Wade McElwain is a presenter, producer, and international award-winning comedian based in London.

Originally from Canada, Wade has been entertaining fans around the world with his quick wit, rapid-fire responses, and simple farm boy outlook. Wade has also appeared on numerous TV series and films and has produced & written hundreds of episodes of TV for the UK, US and Canada.


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