Out of the Cold: A Mongolian Success Story
It took seven months. From March when the first emails and letters written by concerned supporters across the world – France, Germany, the United Kingdom, Japan, Canada and Iran -- arrived in the mailboxes of city government officials, to the day the residents were finally moved out of a crumbling, unsound building in Mongolia’s capital into safer housing. In between, working closely in tandem with residents of the building, staff at Amnesty International Mongolia including myself tirelessly traipsed from government department to government department, taking with us their concerns.
7 December 2016