Annemarie Lewis

About Annemarie Lewis

Current student at Macquarie University studying a Bachelor of Arts and Media and Communications. I have a vested interest in human rights issues particularly in Third World countries and conflict zones.

Death Toll Rises After Explosions in Turkey’s Ataturk Airport

Three suicide bombers have targeted Ataturk Airport in Istanbul, Turkey’s main international airport late Tuesday evening. The explosions have killed at least 36 people and injured at least 60 according to initial assessments. Istanbul’s governor, Vasip Sahin initially stated that at least three people were involved in the terror attack […]

Torture Still a Prevalent Issue for Human Rights in the Lead-up to the International Day in Support of Victims of Torture

The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) published documents on the 14th of June in response to a request under the Freedom of Information Act, exposing the specifics of the program undertaken in the Bush administration that involved the torture of detainees. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) had filed a Freedom of […]