Category Archives: Refugees

A harsh winter for hundreds of thousands displaced in Kurdistan Region of Iraq

By Francesca Pizzutelli, Refugees and Migrants’ Rights Researcher/Advisor at Amnesty International From the plane, the change of seasons is evident: what three months ago was a large expanse of arid, dusty yellow land, now is dark brown and punctuated by … Continue reading

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New year, new WIRE!

Thanks to your feedback, the magazine’s got a brand new look and a wider mix of articles – from our new campaign for Syrian refugees and where Amnesty gets it money from, to facts and figures about the conflicts in … Continue reading

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3 people we won’t forget in 2015

Anna Neistat, Senior Director for Research at Amnesty International, on why we need to remember the people behind the headlines in the year ahead. Injustice, abuse and freedom are not abstract concepts. There are lives behind them, lost and saved, … Continue reading

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