Category Archives: Chile

Welcome to WIRE September/October

Activism is infectious. When one person picks up the courage to take a stand, it inspires others to follow. The coup in Chile on 11 September 1973, and the human rights abuses that followed, shocked people worldwide into standing up … Continue reading

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Welcome to WIRE July/August

WIRE celebrates people who stand up for human rights. This time, we meet three gay and lesbian activists from Kenya. They are supporting others and changing attitudes, despite being criminalized by their government. We also show how this kind of … Continue reading

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U2 360 tour – Chile

Lucy Macnamara, Communications Manager, Art for Amnesty I’m back with Amnesty International on the U2 360 tour, kicking off the first concert of the Latin America leg here at the Estadio Nacioal in Santiago, Chile.  It’s an infamous stadium with … Continue reading

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Video: Irene Khan discusses mission to Chile

Irene Khan discusses mission to Chile

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Recommendations to President Bachelet to improve human rights in Chile

Concluding a one-week visit to Chile, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Irene Khan has today issued an assessment of the human rights situation in the country and submitted a series of recommendations for President Bachelet’s last year in office. “Despite some … Continue reading

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