Daily Archives: 20 June 2013

Standing still is not a crime

  An update from Andrew Gardner, Amnesty’s Turkey researcher in Istanbul On Monday night, one person went to Taksim Square and just stood still in a silent and symbolic protest against the recent violence there. The same evening, lots of … Continue reading

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Surveillance without oversight a danger to society

By Michael Bochenek, Amnesty International’s Director of Law and Policy This originally appeared in the South China Morning Post. We owe a lot to Edward Snowden, the former Central Intelligence Agency computer technician who exposed large-scale surveillance efforts within the … Continue reading

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