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Stichting Amnesty: Internet freedom faces new attack as China seeks to shape global web rules


The event, which takes place in the eastern Zhejiang province, between 19 -21 November, brings together senior Chinese officials and global web leaders to discuss the future of the internet. It is seen by many internet experts as part of China’s attempt to have a greater say in the rules that govern the web. “Internet freedom is under attack by governments across the world. Now China appears eager to promote its own domestic internet rules as a model for global regulation. This should send a chill down the spine of anyone that values online ... Read More »

Stichting Amnesty: G20 leaders must announce and deliver on concrete actions to stop Ebola


Amnesty International, Oxfam International, Plan International, Save the Children and WaterAid are collectively present in all the three affected countries with a clear analysis of the tremendous needs still to be addressed. These five international non-governmental organisations have launched a petition to the world’s 20 largest economies, to take concrete actions to win the fight against the Ebola disease. Within a couple of weeks, 165,490 people around the world signed the petition to express solidarity with communities affected by the... Read More »

Stichting Amnesty: Hollywood takes on corporate giants over Bhopal gas disaster


Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain is a compelling account of the events that led to more than half a million people being poisoned by toxic gas leaking from Union Carbide’s pesticide plant in Bhopal, India, on 2 December 1984. Mischa Barton and Kal Penn, best known for their roles in The O.C. and Harold & Kumar, also star in the drama. “Those who survived have faced long-term health problems, but receive little medical help. For 30 years the survivors of Bhopal have campaigned for justice, for fair compensation, health care and for Union Carbide... Read More »

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