Author Archives: Helen Jack

About Helen Jack

Yale College Class of 2012 Double major in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and International Studies

A toast to birthdays and democracy

On the last night of the ICM, everyone came together to recognize the work we had done over the course of the week and to celebrate fifty years of Amnesty International. In honor of Amnesty’s fiftieth birthday, we ate cake, … Continue reading

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Networks for action: using technology to achieve human rights victories

Many voices converged at this morning’s plenary session, each person weighing in on how we can use technology to promote human rights. Ramy Raoof , Rakesh Rajani, and Emin Milli used their experiences to provide guidance as Amnesty International works … Continue reading

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Fighting the patterns of oppression: Demand Dignity in action

As delegates filed into the plenary room, a song played, subtly reminding them to heed the voices of the people whose human rights they are working to protect. The music faded, and the session began with a video message from … Continue reading

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