Monthly Archives: February 2013

Li Yan is alive, but still facing execution

By Luisa De Campo from Amnesty International Australia Li Yan is on death row in China for murdering her husband after suffering repeated, horrific abuse at his hands. She could be put to death any day now. Though the Supreme … Continue reading

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Is Haiti’s justice system up to the test?

By Javier Zuñiga, Special Adviser at Amnesty International Bringing to justice current or former heads of state is always complicated – in both legal and political terms. But it is possible. Time and again, former dictators and human rights abusers … Continue reading

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‘I want all the world to know about us’

By Giorgos Kosmopoulos, Amnesty International’s EU team campaigner and Carmen Dupont, European campaign coordinator on migration. For many people flying to Greece means sunshine and leisure. Indeed the sun is shining today and the sea is blue and tempting. But … Continue reading

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To My Valentine: Death will not part us

By Cilina Nasser, Amnesty International’s Syria researcher When Siham Abou Sitte fell in love with Ghassan al-Shihabi, she was drawn by his determination to keep the memory of old Palestine alive, his passion for reading and writing and his commitment … Continue reading

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