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Why do we bother with social media?

Written by Paulina Goodwin, @shvetsova, Digital Content Manager and lead on our international social media work Just as I finished my blog about the future of our social media work I learnt of the Chelsea Manning story on Twitter. Trending … Continue reading

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End violence against women in Egypt

Written by Adriana Hennawi, Amnesty Germany, The world watches on as violence and the terrible loss of life continues in Egypt. As you may know, the violence left more than 800 people dead and thousands injured across the country.  Promises … Continue reading

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The greatest threat to the future of the internet

Written by Sir Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web, @timberners_lee Dear friends and colleagues at Amnesty You asked me to speak about the greatest threat to the future of the internet. You might be expecting me, as a computer scientist, … Continue reading

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What’s four days at the Amnesty ICM like?

Written by Christoffer Holm, Global Fundraising Innovations Advisor, Amnesty International This has been four exciting days. First of all it is fantastic to meet new and ‘old’ friends from all over the world. Some of you have been through extremely … Continue reading

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Digital Freedoms – “My camera is my weapon”.

Written by Remzi Cej, Chair of the Newfoundland and Labrador Human Rights Commission, Canada, @remzicej “My camera is my weapon”. These are the words of Nariman, a Palestinian woman from the West Bank. She recorded her brother being shot by … Continue reading

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Amnesty’s International Council Meeting 2013 in video

Time to cast your minds back to an amazing opening day of the Amnesty’s International Council Meeting 2013. We’ve put together a short video to highlight just a few of the inspirational moments. Let us know what your favourite part … Continue reading

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Reflections on the ICM 2013 Youth Day

Written by Victoria Gronwald, Youth Delegate Amnesty International Switzerland, What does it mean to represent 20’000 young people at the ICM? We had to ask ourselves this question when we counted that for each of us 25 youth delegates there … Continue reading

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