Monthly Archives: May 2013

The National Police, the shady side of the Dominican Republic?

By Robin Guittard, Amnesty International Research and Campaigns Assistant Since 2011, I have had the opportunity of visiting the Dominican Republic on four occasions as an Amnesty International delegate. Today, as I approach the end of my most recent visit, … Continue reading

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Celebrate Roma rights through music

by Jameen Kaur, Amnesty International Campaign Co-ordinator Music has been used to inspire, to reflect the world around us, to celebrate life and to articulate the struggle for human dignity. So when Amnesty International Netherlands decided with Romani musicians to … Continue reading

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Falling wombs – a maternal health crisis in Nepal

By Sanhita Ambast, Amnesty Campaigner The summer in Nepal’s Kailali district is scorching. The pre-monsoon lands are dry, cracked and dusty, and temperatures soar above 45°C. Schools even change their hours, running from 6-10am  to avoid the worst of the … Continue reading

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Remembering Christopher Keith Hall

Amnesty International staff have been touched by the outpouring of condolences and the shared memories of Christopher Keith Hall, Amnesty International’s senior legal advisor with the organization for more than 23 years. Please post your memories here:

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