Wire Magazine: April-June 2018
In this Wire, find out how we’re making women human rights defenders more visible by teaming up with the online platform Wikipedia. Read about how vague counter-terrorism legislation in Spain threatens the right to freedom of speech. Celebrate our 2018 Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award winner, the US footballer and activist Colin Kaepernick who “took a knee” to protest against excessive use of force by police against black people. Meet Elias Kimaiyo, who uses his camera to document the Kenyan authorities evicting his Indigenous community. Also learn how states criminalize sexuality and reproduction and how we can address this as a human rights concern.
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- Burkina Faso: Amnesty International calls on Burkina Faso to protect human rights defenders and end the practice of early and forced marriage
- Indonesia: Independent investigation needed for allegations of torture and unlawful killing of Yudas Gebze in Papua
- Israel/OPT: NGO worker under administrative detention: Ayman Nasser