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Amnesty’s ‘Year of Rebellion’ report

  • January 10, 2012
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Amnesty International’s new report: The Year of Rebellion: The State of Human Rights in the Middle East and North Africa is an extraordinarily moving and also salutary document, which provides a broad overview of the tumultuous events that shook the Arab world in 2011.

Reading it I was struck by various things:

1) The courage, creativity and...

Impunity on the border

  • October 26, 2011
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I’m appearing tomorrow evening as a guest speaker at the Nottingham Contemporary at an event to launch a new Amnesty group.  I’ll be speaking on the subject of ‘Impunity on the Border’ based on the journeys I’ve made to European borders over the last two years.

It’s a public event so do come along! ...

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