Daily Archives: 9 December 2013

Bangui on the brink as thousands seek protection from violence

By Susanna Flood, Amnesty International’s Director of Media What do you say to a grieving widow whose two sons have just been killed and who has 15 grandchildren at home to look after? How do you respond when the children … Continue reading

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Mass graves in Mali: families want answers

By Salil Shetty, Secretary General of Amnesty International I had just got off the plane after a trip to Mali when I heard about the discovery of the mass grave close to the Kati military camp, just north of the … Continue reading

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Yemen’s response to brazen attacks inadequate

A transparent investigation into Defence Ministry attacks can contribute to success of political transition. By Sevag Kechichian, Amnesty International’s Researcher on Yemen Yemen’s capital, Sana’a, is still reeling after the brazen two-pronged attack on the Ministry of Defence, on December … Continue reading

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