UK: Amnesty International to Mark Human Rights Day With 'Voices In The Dark' Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights's Event

The event, ‘Voices in the dark’, will see leading Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s human rights activists from conflict zones join with dozens of British Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s human rights activists to set an agenda for stopping violence against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights.

Speakers, who will be available for interview in advance of Friday and on the day, include:

Nadia Mahmood, from the Organisation of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’s Freedom in Iraq, which reports on killings and persecution of Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights by armed groups in Iraq. This is one of the only organisations currently monitoring an upsurge in violence and discrimination against Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights in Iraq.

Leonora Castano Cano, the Director of the National Association of Peasant, Black and Indigenous Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights of Colombia. Leonora campaigns for access to land and agrarian reform in Colombia. She has had a string of telephone death threats from paramilitaries and has been forced to leave Colombia.

Kongosi and Ben Mussanzi, co-founders of the Centre for Conflict Resolution in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). They have worked to foster peaceful solutions to ethnic conflict and have provided trauma counselling to Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights and girl victims of rape. They themselves have been targeted by militia and have had to flee DRC.

The conference will also feature a performance by Reem Kelani, the celebrated Palestinian singer. Her music is partly inspired by her own interviews with Palestinian Women's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights, including in refugee camps in Lebanon.

Where: One Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London SW1H 9JJ When: Friday 10 December, 2-5 pm

‘Voices in the dark’ is part of Amnesty International’s major global campaign to ‘Women's rights's rights's rightss rights's rights's rights's rights’

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