Daily Archives: 11 September 2013

Inside the development of Amnesty’s new Panic Button App

Tanya O’Carroll, Amnesty’s Technology and Human Rights Project Officer, on how emerging digital tools will help activists and human rights defenders. When Amnesty was founded 50 years ago, our tool of choice was the pen. Thousands would write letters to governments … Continue reading

Posted in Human Rights Defenders and Activists, Individuals at Risk, Internet and Social Media | 2 Comments

Awaiting Justice in Malaysia

By Isabelle Arradon, Amnesty International’s Deputy Asia Pacific Director This originally appeared in the Wall Street Journal. An increasing number of deaths in police custody indicates deeper law and order issues. When P. Karuna Nithi died in police custody in … Continue reading

Posted in Killings and Disappearances, Malaysia, Torture and Ill-treatment, Uncategorized, Unlawful Killings and Extrajudicial Execution | Tagged , , | 3 Comments