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May 16 2018 2:57PM
Liu Xia: Chinese poet under house arrest
Liu Xia has been under house arrest since 2010, but her fellow artists have not forgotten her.
May 16 2018 12:55PM
I AM ASTER
By Alex Jackson, Country Coordinator for Eritrea, Amnesty International UK On September 18th, 2001, the Eritrean politician, Aster Fissehatsion was arrested. She had signed a letter calling for more democracy in her country. Aster was...
May 14 2018 4:24PM
Tep Vanny: Jailed for defending her home
On 23 February 2017, Cambodian land rights activist Tep Vanny was sentenced to two and a half years in prison for ‘intentional violence with aggravating circumstances’ – her crime was mobilising the local community in Cambodia’s Boeung...
May 10 2018 10:50AM
Fighting the Twitter Trolls
Thousands of digital activists are helping us build an algorithm that can detect online abuse automatically. Here’s how you can join the online movement taking on the trolls.
May 8 2018 5:18PM
Stop saying 'illegal' immigrants
The word 'illegal' comes very easy to policy and law makers, but very few give much thought to what it means and whom it affects.