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End Rome’s plan to close authorized Roma camp

By Fernando Vasco Chironda, Campaign Coordinator, AI Italy The Tor de’ Cenci camp on the outskirts of the Italian capital is not the sort of place you would want your children to grow up, and its residents are the first … Continue reading

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Looking for human rights at Family Planning Summit

Rajat Khosla, Amnesty International’s policy coordinator on health blogs from the Family Planning summit in London Arriving at the summit (organised by the UK Department for International Development and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation) this morning I was reminded of … Continue reading

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Playing Dead at the UN

Amnesty International campaigner Ara Marcen Naval blogs from the final negotiations in New York over a global arms trade treaty As diplomats arrive at the UN in New York today they will be confronted with dozens of corpses in body … Continue reading

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The challenges facing Egypt’s new President

By Said Haddadi, Amnesty International’s Egypt researcher The long-awaited result of Egyptian presidential elections that saw Mohamed Morsi pronounced victorious was received by many Egyptians gathered in Tahrir Square with cheers of joy almost equal to the celebration there 16 … Continue reading

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Gaza’s lost children

Amnesty International delegates investigate the killing of two children during the latest escalation of violence in the Gaza Strip We were interviewing a family in the al-Karama area of Gaza City when, for the first time since the escalation of … Continue reading

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