Daily Archives: 6 December 2013

Bangui, besieged by violence and fear

By Susanna Flood, Amnesty International’s Director of Media On the surface, everything is quiet in Bangui, the tiny capital city of the Central African Republic. Strangely quiet. But behind this silence, stories of devastation are emerging. The city is calm … Continue reading

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Mandela – an inspiration to activists everywhere

By Amnesty’s Clare Fermont based in Johannesburg, South Africa   Even though I’d been expecting news of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela’s death, it still shocked me when the radio in my Johannesburg flat solemnly announced the news late last night. Mandela … Continue reading

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