Category Archives: Middle East and North Africa

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 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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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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Resumen del día 2 del RC1 2011

English /  Français Resumen visual de lo más destacado del segundo día de la 30 Reunión del Consejo Internacional de Amnistía Internacional.

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Tour d’horizon de la deuxième journée du CI 2011

English / Español Rétrospective de la deuxième journée du XXXe Conseil international.

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