Category Archives: Amnesty: Activism

one take on web-aided activism

_ _ __ one take on what we’re tackling, includes an embedded YouTube video. http://www.avaaz.org/en/stop_the_clash/tf.php _ _ _

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Simple but interesting…

…web campaign from World Population Foundation (WPF): http://www.europeansisters.com/

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Event: Practical Design for Social Action

I found this information about a workshop in the UK in May 15th organizers are PRADSA (Practical Design for Social Action) and the topic is “Designing the Techniques and Tools that Shape the Future – Social and Technical Challenges ”, … Continue reading

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Challenges

I’m on similar tracks as Jukka and possibly repeating his (and other already mentioned) ideas, only in other words. Besides referring to Amnesty as a house, we may also think Amnesty as a user interface into human rights activism. Human … Continue reading

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web 2.0 and human rights, views from a professional activist

During the past LIFT conference in Geneve, Amnesty international had a “Provocation about web 2.0 and human rights” presented by Helen Suarez and Dan McQuillan (webmaster of AI) the video is in Google Video. In there they discuss the potentials … Continue reading

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Bed-time reading

3 suggestions for assorted inspiration. It would be nice if you can collect more as comments to this post. Design Like You Give a Damn ISBN 1-933045-25-6 Ed by Architecture for Humanity A compendium of innovative architectural projects from around … Continue reading

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Notes from Petri Merenlahti’s presentation on 28.11.06

I am gathering here some of the notes I collected from his presentation and will kindly ask all of you to contribute with other insights and points for the benefit of those that where not present, and for comparing ideas. … Continue reading

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