How can technology help people working to uphold human rights in the face of unlawful detention? read the brief
Amnesty Global Shortwave Radio Channel for Detainee Families
Amnesty can transit messages from families of detainees globally on a shortwave frequency.
Amnesty can transit messages from families of detainees globally on a shortwave frequency. This can build solidarity among the families and garner support for the plight of the detainees. And the detainees themselves might be listening.
What kind of resources are needed to get this idea off the ground and/or support it over time?
Shortwave Radio Station
How could this idea also be adapted to work in low-tech situations?
Local Amnesty affiliates can rebroadcast the messages on AM frequencies. The original SW broadcast can also be streamed or podcast on the web for targeted (country-specific) rebroadcasting.