WOMEN IN THE ARAB SPRING

Reports from the Edge of Borderline Democracy

On November 23rd 2012, Amnesty International screened this film by Constantine Mylonas and Stefania Mizara at the “Role of Women in the Arab Spring” event, which took place at the Cervantes Institute in Athens, one of a series of initiatives for the rights of women in the Middle East and North Africa.

From the beginning of the revolution and protests in the area, Amnesty International has called on all authorities to respect human rights and shall continue to do so. At the same time the organization is closely monitoring developments, sending out regular investigative missions, and publishing recorded content on human rights abuses.

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