Amnesty International Articles

Pussy Riot Kicks Jailed Members Out Of Band

Pussy Riot has become an internationally known name in the past couple of years, with millions of people urging President Vladimir Putin and other Russian leaders to grant them amnesty after three members of the punk band were arrested for …

Pussy Riot Members To VIsit Brooklyn

Two of the women who were recently freed from a Russian prison after being jailed for “acts of hooliganism motivated by religious hatred” will visit Brooklyn on February 5 for a human rights benefit concert. Maria Alyokhina and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova …

Amnesty International Lets You See What It’s Like To Be Tortured

Perhaps this video would hit a lot closer to home for the American population if it was released during George W. Bush’s reign, but as it stands, if the following video by, uploaded by Amnesty International, doesn’t leave an impression, …

Bob Dylan 50th Anniversary Brings New Pete Seeger
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Monday March 19th is the exact 50th anniversary of the release of Bob Dylan’s eponymous first album. The anniversary sees the release for charity of a digital single and music video of the classic Dylan song “Forever Young” by one …

Google, Yahoo, MSFT Asked To Stop Censorship For One Day
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It never hurts to ask.  Representatives of Reporters Without Borders and Amnesty International have written the CEOs of Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft to see if they would please cease censoring things for just one day.

Spread SEO Around the Globe

A couple days ago I posted asking readers to translate The Blogger’s Guide to SEO.

So far we already have 4 translations done:

Amnesty Int’l Warns Of Web Censorship “Virus”

It may not be fatal, but it’s a pretty bad disease nonetheless; according to Amnesty International, “The virus of Internet repression is spreading.”

Amnesty To Press UN On Blogger Rights

A Chinese proposal to force bloggers to register with the government using their real names will be on the minds of United Nations delegates as they discuss various online issues at the Internet Governance Forum to be held in Athens.

Irrepressible.Info Fights Censorship

A new site developed by Amnesty International with the help of long-time supporter The Observer UK and the Open Net Initiative provides a way to republish snippets of content from websites banned by various governments on one’s blog or site.