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Response to Amnesty’s Prostitution Policy

On Thursday 26 May 2016, Amnesty International formally adopted a policy that calls for the full decriminalisation of the sex trade.

While we at Nordic Model Now! 819 mots de plus


"It Is Better to Light a Candle than to Curse the Darkness"

On this date in 1961, British lawyer Peter Benenson’s article The Forgotten Prisoners is published in several international newspapers. This leads to the beginnings of Amnesty International, the human rights organization founded by Benenson.


Project assumptions:  national and international regulation of commercial activity - from will to done deal

Idealists among project managers are not a rare species. We want to fix it all, in one go, in a year and within a budget. We pencil in our partners support, commitment and will to respect human rights as firm assumptions. 1 265 mots de plus


New Report Says Shipping Containers Are Being Used As Deadly Prisons in South Sudan

Go anywhere in South Sudan these days, and one of the most common building structures is use is a banged-up old shipping container. These 8-by-20-ft metal boxes, once used to… 604 mots de plus

Amnesty International Solicits Donations By Blaming Assad For Syria's Destruction

Silvia Cattori, in Arret sur Info
May 23, 2016
(Original headline: Syria: NO, I will not support this revolting Amnesty International campaign!)
Translated from French by Tom Winter… 158 mots de plus


The world's 'forgotten prisoners' still need our help

Fifty-five years ago, on May 28, 1961, Peter Benenson wrote an article in the London Observer after learning about two Portuguese students who’d been arrested and imprisoned for seven years after drinking a toast to liberty in a Lisbon cafe during the Salazar dictatorship. 642 mots de plus