Angélique Kidjo & African youth activists honoured with international award

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Amnesty International

World-renowned musician Angélique Kidjo and three inspirational African youth activist movements have been declared this year’s joint winners of the prestigious Amnesty International Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2016.

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Flint: Not just about water, but human rights – UN experts remind ahead of Obama visit

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OHCHR

Speaking ahead of President Barack Obama’s visit to Flint, Michigan today, three United Nations experts have called for immediate action to address the serious human rights concerns brought upon by the contamination of Flint’s water supply and the devastating consequences for its residents.

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