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Prompt: Privacy

“There is a problem.”

No, no there couldn’t be a problem. Danny had fixed everything. He and his wife Claire and new baby Zoe were about to start a new life, a new adventure. 678 more words

Writing Prompts

A Trans Hero: Chelsea Manning to be set free

Former Intelligence analyst whistleblower, Chelsea Manning, 29, set to go free in May this year after President Obama commuted her sentence just days left in office. 234 more words


Illegal python turned in under Hawaii's amnesty program

An illegal snake was turned in over the weekend under the State’s Amnesty Program.

The snake was turned in on the evening of Friday, Jan. 13, to the Hawaiian Humane Society on Oahu. 290 more words


Brilliant lecture in Southampton

Lecture by Prof Phillippe Sands at Southampton University

It was a pleasure to attend the annual lecture organised by the Romsey and Southampton Amnesty group given by… 444 more words

"Amnesty International"

A Bleeding Country

We all remember when the Revolution have knocked the doors on Morocco,everyone was surprised and worry because no one was prepared,it was something new for Moroccans either the people or the palace”Regime “,the first move was from the people,they went out to protest and day after day more people have joined the march,demanding the King for some change because people can’t live like that anymore,Corruption,Poverty,Inequality and the list still continue.The King was smart,he managed the situation very well,he did better than the rest of the other arab leaders,he knew that who speaks first lose it,so after watching the things from outside and after some negotiations with his advisors,the King have decided to change and add a new “Constitution” with more rights and freedom to the people,including “Elections” which will let the people for the first time to vote and choose their government,our hopes was fixing the law and other critical institutions like Education,Health and Economy,create more jobs to save people from poverty but the most issue that I care about it “is Corruption”.In Morocco we have a huge list of corrupted people and most of them are politicians,high ranked soldiers and of course the rich people,the ones who control our economy and have more privilege by the system. 416 more words

Human rights in Hong Kong at worst level for 20 years: Amnesty

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

HONG KONG: Human rights in Hong Kong are at their worst since it was handed back to China by Britain 20 years ago, activists said Wednesday (Jan 11), as Beijing stands accused of tightening its hold on the semi-autonomous city. 357 more words

Current Affairs

Withdrawal from the European Convention threatened

Government plans to withdraw from the European Convention of Human Rights

The Conservative government has long disliked the European Convention and is now proposing to put withdrawal in the next manifesto.  1,254 more words