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Amnesty International Calls For Support For Refugees

Dear Editor, Re Refugee Crisis. The distressing image of a young Syrian boy who drowned on the shores of Turkey has sent shockwaves around the continent this week. It was a stark reminder of the loss of life that is the most tragic consequence of the world’s biggest refugee crisis…

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Mid Down Amnesty Branch Launches Purple Finger Campaign

The Purple Finger Campaign is Launched in Downpatrick for Afghan Women Margaret Ritchie MP and the Chairperson of Down District Council, Michael Coogan launched Amnesty International’s “Purple Finger” campaign in the St Patrick Square on International Women’s Day on Friday 8 March. The Mid-Down Group of Amnesty International, based in Downpatrick, set up…

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