Amnesty International

Nasrin Sotoudeh Wailing Wall street art

Street Art Against Injustice

by: Stephanie Ott


Her fingers are grabbing the cold steel bars of her small, dark cell, as if she was trying to tear them down. Her piercing eyes are crying for help. Passers-by in Frankfurt, Germany, saw this […]

Tags: Amnesty International, Dan Witz, imprisonment, Leo Burnett, Liu Xiaobo, Nasrin Sotoudeh, Prisoners, Stephanie Ott, street art, The Wild Magazine, Wailing Walls
Ivory Coast West Africa toxic waste spill

Amnesty Calls for Investigation on West African Waste Dumping

by: Katie Grimmer


Six years ago a Trafigura tanker carrying toxic waste allegedly dumped its contents in Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. Trafigura claims that “the slops could at worst have caused a range of short term low-level flu like […]

Tags: Abidjan, Amnesty International, Côte d’Ivoire, Greenpeace, Katie Grimmer, The Tocix Truth, The Wild Magazine, toxic waste spill, Trafigura
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In Short Time, Croatia Makes Headway with LGBT Rights

by: Jonathan Newhall


Igor and his girlfriend, along with another male friend, had changed clothes and gone out for the evening after attending 2010’s LGBT Pride event in Zagreb. On their way, a group of men asked if […]

Tags: Amnesty International, Croatia, Gay Rights, Hate Crimes, Human Rights, Jonathan Newhall, LGBT, LGBT rights, Split, Split Pride, Split Pride 2011, Split Pride 2012, The Wild Magazine, Yugoslavia, Zagreb, Zagreb Pride 2011, Zagreb Pride 2012
Tiananmen Square Massacre

“People Will Not Forget”: Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

by: Andrea Lo


As we approach the 23rd anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre, many are gathering to remember the events of June 4th, 1989, which saw protestors – many of whom students – killed by the People’s […]

Tags: Amnesty International, Andrea Lo, Beijing, China, Democracy, Facebook, Hong Kong, Jeff Widener, NATO, The Wild Magazine, Tiananmen Square Massacre, “People Will Not Forget”: Anniversary of the Tiananmen Square Massacre
Until We Have Faces

FACELESS NO MORE

by: The WILD


In the center of the western hemisphere, where LGBT rights are flourishing, lies a pocket of violent discrimination that this part of the world hasn’t witnessed since the height of the American civil rights movement. […]

Tags: Amnesty International, Brian Williamson, Couture Elements, Dan Michel, Faceless No More, Gay Rights, Human Rights, Indiegogo, J-FLAG, Jamaica, Leslie Foster, LGBT, LGBTQ, Stacey Sheeba, The Wild Magazine, Traveling Muse, Until We Have Faces, world
Top 10 holiday gifts

Holiday gift top 10

by: Garance Wilkens


The holiday time is synonymous for most of us with a bunch of family obligations, as well as a time of giving and sharing. Going home and running out of time to prepare your holiday […]

Tags: Amnesty International, Binh Minh, Care.org, Dana Cluckstein, Doctors Without Borders, fair trade, Greenpeace, Guayusa, Holiday gifts, MSF, OXFAM, Runa, Theo chocolate, Unique Batik, World Wildlife Foundation, WWF
Hope Guantanamo

THE MORAL HAZARDS OF TORTURE

by: Blaine Skrainka


Since the killing of Osama bin Laden in May, proponents of enhanced interrogation and torture have again raised their voices claiming vindication for their hawkish policies. It is far from clear that these techniques actually […]

Tags: Amnesty International, Black Sites, Blaine Skrainka, Enhanced Interrogation Techniques, Foreign Policy, Kyle Foggo, Maher Arar, Moral Conflicts, Osama bin Laden, The Wild Magazine, Torture, world
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HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMNESTY: 50!!

by: Garance Wilkens


One of Amnesty International’s greatest achievements in its 50 years of human rights work has been to bridge the gap between people whose human rights are violated and those people who are prepared to campaign […]

Tags: Alexander Calder, Amnesty 50 years, Amnesty International, Clare Bracey, Faile, Garance Wilkens, Human Rights, Juan Miro, LGBT, Louis Blom-Cooper, Nate Lowman, Nelson Mandela, Pablo Picasso, The Wild Magazine, Vanessa Beecroft, world
Ai Weiwei

ARTIST AI WEIWEI ARRESTED

by: Garance Wilkens


Ai Weiwei, an internationally known Chinese artist and critic of the government; Wen Tao, his friend and assistant; Zhang Jingsong, his cousin and driver; Hu Mingfen, his accountant; and Liu Zhenggang, a designer, are all […]

Tags: Ai Weiwei, Amnesty International, repression in China, the WILD, The Wild Magazine

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