Author Archives: Mok

Refugees tell of bombing in Sudan’s Blue Nile State: Part 2

By Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International’s Crisis Researcher & Khairunissa Dhala, Amnesty International’s Campaigner for Sudan & South Sudan The Sudanese government is keeping Blue Nile State closed off to human rights NGOs and aid agencies, including the UN. The closest … Continue reading

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Refugees tell of bombing in Sudan’s Blue Nile State: Part 1

By Donatella Rovera, Amnesty International’s Crisis Researcher & Khairunissa Dhala, Amnesty International’s Campaigner for Sudan & South Sudan “Because of the bombing” is what every single one of the refugees told us when we asked why they had fled their … Continue reading

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Too Many Troy Davises

By Roseann Rife, Head of Special Projects for Amnesty International People around the world and in Taiwan will be celebrating the 9th World Day against the Death Penalty on 10 October by calling on governments still using the death penalty … Continue reading

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“Sleepless nights”: Dale Farm residents live in fear of forced eviction

By Kartik Raj, Amnesty International’s UK campaigner On Saturday, an Amnesty colleague and I visited the Irish Traveller site at Dale Farm, down a bumpy farm road outside Basildon in Essex. Hundreds of residents and supporters marched peacefully through the … Continue reading

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Mubarak’s trial in Egypt: We have come a long way

By Mohammed Lotfy, Amnesty International  researcher for the Middle East and North Africa Since the morning I had felt that this was going to be a historic day. I couldn’t wait to watch live on TV the trial of former … Continue reading

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