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30 May
For the past 60 years, Amnesty International has put its finger in the wound of human rights abuses in all shapes and forms around the world. But it's also faced widespread criticism for some of its more opaque actions.
23 Apr
In France, ordinary citizens have chosen to help others, even if it means putting their own freedom, jobs and comfort at risk. They come from all walks of life and share the desire offer a helping hand to migrants from Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe, Central Asia and elsewhere: both those who want to stay where they've landed and those hoping cross the Channel to reach the UK. Our team went to meet these "good Samaritans".

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