Tag 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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“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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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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Test de virginidad, de sexualidad y de humanidad

Se dio inicio a la RCI 2011 de Amnistía Internacional, la instancia de toma de decisiones de la institución, y con eso se empezaron los espacios de discusión sobre los temas que consideramos debemos abordar en materia de Derechos Humanos … Continue reading

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Les violences faites aux femmes sont très souvent, volontairement ignorées et impunies

Amnesty International fait campagne, pour que soient mis fin aux violence faites aux femmes dans le monde. C’est donc à bon escient, que la première journée de travail de son 30 ème Conseil International, le 14 août 2011, a débutée … Continue reading

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