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  • Nov 6 2015
  • 5:00pm
My wife, in prison for protesting
In March, Phyoe Phyoe Aung was arrested and imprisoned for helping to organi
  • Oct 30 2015
  • 9:53am
After more than 13 years, Shaker Aamer has been released from Guantánamo Bay
When I helped organise a protest against Guantánamo Bay in 2007, I had no idea that I would still be campaigning agains
  • Oct 26 2015
  • 4:00pm
Travelling to England for an abortion was my only option
We found out we were expecting our second child in June 2012. My husband and I were thrilled. We booked an early scan for later that week. They said I was seven weeks pregnant.
  • Dec 1 2015
  • 3:27pm
A 'comprehensive strategy' on ISIS in Syria - some points for the UK
Kristyan Benedict - on Twitter as @KreaseChan
  • Nov 27 2015
  • 12:39pm
Distant voices: the Amnesty media awards for human rights journalism
Writing in 1992, two years after the death in Iraq of The Observer journalist Farzad Bazoft, the writer and fellow journalist John Pilger paid t