“What if it was me in that photo?” asks one young Amnesty activist looking at Vesselina Nikolaeva’s images of Syrian refugees in Bulgaria (pages 4-7).
Her photos might inspire you to ask more questions: If you had to leave your country, what belongings would you try to take? What risks would you face on your journey? And what kind of life would you try to build until you could return home?
Also in WIRE, find out why women in El Salvador can be accused of murder after losing a pregnancy. Discover how Amnesty’s researchers work to stop torture in the Philippines, Uzbekistan and Mexico. And read the moving story of Hakamada Iwao, who spent 46 years on death row in Japan. Thanks to his sister, Hideko, and the pure power of activism, he is finally free again.
You can support Hakamada and many others like him – find out how in the new issue of WIRE, Amnesty’s global campaigning magazine.