Conor Fortune
Conor Fortune is a journalist devoted to human rights and conflict resolution. He currently works as a News Writer at Amnesty International's International Secretariat in London, and has previously worked for several global human rights and disarmament organizations. He was formerly a Rotary World Peace Fellow.

Entries by Conor Fortune

Crónica de Quíos: así recibió Europa a un joven afgano que huyó de los talibanes

(1) Comments | Posted April 23, 2016 | 10:24 AM

No podemos parar en seco un barco, pero a veces podemos modificar su rumbo.

Y eso es lo que pasó hace poco en un nuevo giro de la siempre cambiante crisis de refugiados que mis colegas de Amnistía Internacional y yo estábamos investigando en las islas griegas de Lesbos y...

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Chios chronicle: Here's how Europe welcomed a young Afghan man who fled the Taliban

(0) Comments | Posted April 21, 2016 | 10:52 AM

By Conor Fortune, News Writer at Amnesty International

You can't stop a ship dead in its tracks, but sometimes you can change its course.

And that's what happened recently in the Aegean Sea in a new twist in the evolving refugee crisis my colleagues from Amnesty International...

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A time to grieve and a time to dance

(0) Comments | Posted September 19, 2014 | 12:15 PM

Ekaterina Khomenko's throat was slit when a street cleaner found her in a car with the engine still running in St Petersburg earlier this month.

According to media reports, police initially suggested - somewhat incredibly - that she might have committed suicide. An investigation is now under...

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Love, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness

(2) Comments | Posted July 1, 2009 | 4:35 PM

This Independence Day, I hope to spend time with my wife to celebrate our first three months of marriage. But I must leave the country to do so, due to a broken and outdated immigration system that needlessly separates thousands of American families.

Few social institutions represent the pursuit...

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