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Apr 17 2019 12:34PM
Who we are
The Amnesty Scotland office was founded by Ruth Adler who was employed as the Scottish Development Officer in 1991. Befitting the new location, the Scotland Office launch in 1992 centred on a Burns Night Supper. A scholar and passionat...
Apr 17 2019 12:30PM
The Power of Action
This blog was written by Gabriel Calvert, Amnesty Scotland volunteer and member of the Dundee Amnesty local group I recently had the great privilege of attending the 2019 Amnesty International UK Conference and AGM. It was my first tim...
Apr 17 2019 12:15PM
Giving refugees a sporting chance
This blog is written by Amnesty Scotland volunteer Maneeya Saributh Mark your calendar for the weekend of 27-28 April and be ready to be a part of something fun – its Football Welcomes Weekend! Did you know that, refugees have made imp...
Apr 11 2019 11:45AM
Guantanamo kid: The True Story of Mohammed El-Gharani
‘Let me find a place where to rest my head. / So tired. / It’s not easy. / Life after Guantanamo. / Chad, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria. / All this, it’s Americans who did this to me.’
Apr 8 2019 5:43PM
Thirty Years since Tiananmen Square Massacre: Struggle for Democracy in China
The conference "Thirty Years since Tiananmen Square Massacre: Struggle for Democracy in China" will be held on 18 April, which will mark the day when students gathered in Tiananmen Square and delivered their Seven Demands to the Nation...