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Amnesty International offers an SOS app for activists

Just as apps have seemed to reach the peak of frivolity (we’re looking at you, Yo), here comes a new one that could literally save lives in the most oppressive countries around. 412 more words


Better Safe Than Sorry

The best thing about life is its unpredictability. Not knowing what will come next is what keeps us going and what keeps our hope in the better tomorrow alive. 378 more words


Pilot NCHRD-U Panic Button training with a journalist with Uganda Radio Network

Human Rights Defenders continue to face clamp downs by state actors or other perpetrators during the course of their work. This is more prone with Journalists covering sensitive stories, individual HRDs who blow the whistle or bring to the spotlight controversial governance issues. 321 more words

Company Introduces ‘Panic Button’ For Cell Phones

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – You’ve heard of panic rooms, but what about a panic button for your cell phone?

Amnesty International has introduced a Panic Button application that turns your cell phone into a secret alarm when trouble arises. 197 more words


The Test

Headphones on.

Depress the button whenever you hear this sound.


He leaves the room.

She listens.

Buzzing.  Static.  Her beating heart.

Ping, beep, click. 17 more words

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