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About Olof Blomqvist

Olof Blomqvist is Amnesty International’s Asia Pacific press officer.

Articles by Olof Blomqvist

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Myanmar: the human-rights story behind the spin

The authorities in Nay Pyi Taw are steering the former authoritarian pariah state to open engagement with the world. Well, that’s what they say.

Afghan media face an uncertain future

The presidential election has shown Afghanistan’s increasingly mature media scene at its best – hopefully not for the last time.

Colombia’s land reform under a new president

An ambitious new land reform bill, if it is passed, could have a profound impact on Colombia’s prospects for peace
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