Daily Archives: August 16, 2011

“The candle burns much brighter closer to the ground” – impact in the global South

As Amnesty International is preparing to begin helping to empower Brazil and India through human rights activism and actions, so it is necessary to remember why Amnesty needs to move closer to its work in the Global South. Salil Shetty … Continue reading

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Growth = Impact

Amnesty International will be increasing its presence in the global south, and in the BRIC (Brazil, India, China and Russia). This is a long term plan that will allow Amnesty to ‘move closer to the ground’. It is hoped that … Continue reading

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Growing Amnesty

The second plenary session of day three of the ICM was about achieving a more global presence for Amnesty, and about how we should approach this as a movement. Since its founding in 1961, Amnesty has grown from a small … Continue reading

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Those silenced voices of freedom

Reflections on Amnesty International’s Role Women protestors marching to Pearl roundabout, Manama, Bahrain, 22 February 2011. Credit: Amnesty International These days, many Egyptians best remember Amnesty International for being all but absent in Tahrir Square. And they have thanked us … Continue reading

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Highlights from day three

Español / Français A look back at what happened on day three of the 30th International Council Meeting, including a plenary session on Amnesty International growth in the BRICS countries.

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Resumen del día 3

English / Français Un vistazo a lo ocurrido durante el tercer día de la 30 Reunión del Consejo Internacional, incluida la sesión plenaria sobre el crecimiento de AI en los países BRICS.

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Tour d’horizon de la troisième journée

English / Español Un retour en arrière sur les événements du troisième jour du 30e Conseil international (CI), y compris une séance plénière sur la croissance d’Amnesty International dans les pays du groupe BRICS.

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