Category Archives: Tech for human rights

Technology for Human Rights

Thursday’s plenary session “Tech for Human Rights” provided delegates with a broad overview of how technology can be used to help human rights defenders speak out, to monitor human rights violations, and to mobilize the public. Three panellists who joined … Continue reading

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“The future ain’t what it used to be”

Technology and human rights, or human rights and technology? The Amnesty ICM 2011 technology and human rights session opened with an inspirational introduction by Yutaka Ogita, an Amnesty International Japan activist since the 1970s. A handful of others stood up … Continue reading

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La technologie, une formidable opportunité pour la militance.

La session de ce cinquième jour s’est penchée sur une thématique de plus en plus d’actualité. A l’heure où les nouvelles technologies connaissent un développement vertigineux, il aurait été fort regrettable de ne pas voir la réflexion sur « technologie et … Continue reading

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Tools for change

Owen Valentine Pringle is Amnesty International’s Director of Digital Communications at the International Secretariat. Owen lead the Tech for human rights plenary session today. At Amnesty International’s recently held Global Digital Skillshare in London the fifty delegates in attendance applied … 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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El miedo lo tienen ellos

En 2009, dos bloggers de Azerbayán fueron enviados a prisión por haber colgado en Youtube un vídeo satírico para denunciar la falta de libertad de expresión en su país. Aquí tienen el arma del delito. Juzguen ustedes mismos su gravedad: … Continue reading

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