You know when you do research on something and you suddenly take a personal interest in it. That happened to me with Atena’s case. I’ve worked at Amnesty for 8 years now, and been involved as an activist for a few more than that… so I’ve seen a lot of cases come and go.
I guess it’s not often that people admit that they are wrong, but I’ve thought about this, and I have realised that a careless tweet that I made actually went against my own principles and I’d like your thoughts on it!
Yea, so I had the weekend off… 😛 I’m doing a mammoth post today, because I can. It comprises of Articles 19 through to 26 and normal transmission will resume tomorrow! Of course this is a bit sad, it means that after this one there is only 2 more posts to go! (yes, that doesn’t quite take me up to the actual Blog Action Day 2013, but I may have some special posts up my sleeve for that!
Kashmir Hill (@kashhill) wrote an article about Trial by Timeline and online privacy on Forbes.com and I found it a much more interesting take on our tool than any of the others I had read! (And trust me, I’ve scanned through quite a few blog posts and articles and even featured in a few!) I really liked how Ms Hill used it as an example to show how Millennials (of which I am one as well) have varying degrees of what they consider privacy. In fact, coincidentally, it was a post on online privacy that launched this blog! Continue reading
I’ve been sentenced for 1106 convictions for 8 crimes in 49 countries. Beaten 299 times in 3 countries, tortured 206 times in 3 countries, imprisoned 471 times in 3 countries, lashed 4 times in 2 countries, stoned to death once in 1 country, killed by extremists 366 times in 2 countries, and persecuted 604 times in 2 countries.