Annual Report 2013
The state of the world's human rights

10 February 2012

Global day of action - supporting the people of the Middle East and North Africa

Global day of action - supporting the people of the Middle East and North Africa
Activists across the world will stand in solidarity with protesters in MENA on Saturday.

Activists across the world will stand in solidarity with protesters in MENA on Saturday.

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On the one-year anniversary of the fall of Hosni Mubarak, we are gathering in public places around the world to demonstrate our solidarity with people across the region who are continuing to stand up to brutal repression with courage and dignity.
Source: 
Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General
Date: 
Fri, 10/02/2012

Thousands of Amnesty International supporters, diaspora groups, trade unionists and students are set to join a global day of action on 11 February in solidarity with protesters in the Middle East and North Africa demanding reforms and greater respect for human rights.

Events will be held in cities across nearly 20 countries, including Austria, Belgium, Germany, Finland, France, Italy, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Morocco, Netherlands, Nepal, Norway, Paraguay, Peru, Spain, Switzerland and the UK.

“Human rights were and are at the core of the demands for change in the Middle East and North Africa that have led to the extraordinary events of the last year,” said Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General.

“On the one-year anniversary of the fall of Hosni Mubarak, we are gathering in public places around the world to demonstrate our solidarity with people across the region who are continuing to stand up to brutal repression with courage and dignity.”

Issue

Activists 
Detention 
Freedom Of Expression 
Impunity 
MENA unrest 

Country

Bahrain 
Egypt 
Kuwait 
Libya 
Morocco 
Oman 
Syria 
Tunisia 
Yemen 

Region

Middle East And North Africa 

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