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The journey of Arabic human rights testimonies, from witnesses to audiences via Amnesty International

Abstract:

Within the human rights knowledge production infrastructure, information undergoes processes of entextualisation, archiving, publication, and reception. This article examines the place of testimonies – first-person accounts of suffering and/or historic events – in Amnesty International. A network of agents form around testimonies to produce them through translation from the witnesses’ languages – spoken varieties of Arabic – to the language of globalised governance – written English – and to ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
Version:
Accepted manuscript

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Humanities Division
Department:
Oriental Studies Faculty
Publisher:
John Benjamins Publishing Company Publisher's website
Journal:
Translation Spaces Journal website
Volume:
7
Issue:
1
Pages:
65–91
Publication date:
2018-08-10
Acceptance date:
2018-03-21
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EISSN:
2211-372X
ISSN:
2211-3711
Pubs id:
pubs:830729
URN:
uri:64feabbc-d2f5-4c8c-babb-19a33cfd8cb5
UUID:
uuid:64feabbc-d2f5-4c8c-babb-19a33cfd8cb5
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pubs:830729

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