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Aug 20 2018 4:08PM
Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018
A guest blog written by Amnesty International Scotland volunteer, Hannah Buchan. ‘Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and i...
Aug 20 2018 2:53PM
Freedom of Expression Award 2018
The Freedom of Expression Award honours an Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre production of excellent artistic merit that builds understanding and raises awareness about human rights in an inspirational way. This year 40 longlisted prod...
Aug 17 2018 11:55AM
Wealthy countries can no longer pretend that climate change won’t affect them
Written by Chiara Liguori, Policy Adviser on Environment and Human Rights at Amnesty International It has taken hundreds of heat-related deaths across the northern hemisphere for climate change to make global headlines. In Japan, at le...
Aug 15 2018 4:28PM
Argentina’s abortion vote was a stepping stone not a setback
After a marathon 16-hour debate, senators decided to reject an abortion law that would have saved countless lives. Despite this setback, change is inevitable.
Aug 15 2018 2:02PM
Will you help us side with rights?
Every day, ordinary people stand up for freedom and equality. They speak out for what is right and fair for all of us, but they are in great danger. Will you help us show them, and the world, you 're on their side?