#AtenaFarghadani Released!

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. In … Continue reading #AtenaFarghadani Released!

I Was Wrong

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! So this was the tweet I was talking bout: https://twitter.com/vivster81/statuses/440959233392001024 I got some typical … Continue reading I Was Wrong

Privacy (Take 2)

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 … Continue reading Privacy (Take 2)

Sentenced! Beaten 299 times

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 … Continue reading Sentenced! Beaten 299 times