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The images are striking. A woman holds the key to her own body; another woman’s wrist disappears, gives way to a blister pack of contraceptive pills; a pile of books are embedded in a man’s back. These are some of … Continue reading
By Susanna Flood, Director of Media at Amnesty International Her voice began to choke and then the tears began to flow down her face as she calmly and steadily recounted the long list of names of all the women and … Continue reading
Today we mark International Human Rights Day by launching a new digital platform, supported by Google, for this year’s Write for Rights campaign, Amnesty International’s global letter writing marathon.
By Salil Shetty, Secretary General at Amnesty International Nearly half a million people forced to flee their homes, more than one million in desperate need of food, thousands abused, raped and executed, hundreds of children forcibly recruited to fight. The … Continue reading