Daily Archives: August 15, 2011

Highlights from day two

Español / Français A look back at what happened on day two of the 30th International Council Meeting.

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“The revolution belongs to all of you”

As soon as the Egyptian and Tunisian dictators, Mubarak and Ben Ali, felt the axe of accountability approaching shortly before they were toppled, they had the secret files of their security services destroyed. Mistakenly they thought they could erase the … Continue reading

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Si fuera yo

Esta mañana he escuchado el testimonio desgarrador de un activista por los derechos humanos en Siria. Este hombre nos ha narrado con pasmosa calma su propia experiencia cuando estuvo detenido en las cárceles de su país. Ahora reside en el … Continue reading

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Message from Aung San Suu Kyi for ICM 2011

On the same day that Aung San Suu Kyi left for her first political meetings outside of Rangoon since being released from house arrest, this personal message was played at the 2011 International Council Meeting to Amnesty International delegates.

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Robert Badinter : “C’en est fini de la peine de mort”

A l’occasion du 30ème RCI, interview de M. Robert Badinter sur la progression de l’abolition dans le monde et l’impossibilité d’un retour à la peine capitale en France.

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The sound of freedom in the Middle East and North Africa (Sout Al Horeya)

A song and solidarity message, this fresh look at the Middle East and North Africa uprising has caught the imagination of delegates at the ICM.

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Women’s rebellion in the Middle East and North Africa

Day two of the Amnesty ICM kicked off with a passionate discussion about the rebellion in the Middle East and North Africa which is surely one of the most astonishing and inspiring displays of people power seen in the 50 year … Continue reading

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