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A Scottish angle on human rights and the human rights angle on Scotland.

About this blog

Welcome to our priority campaigns blog, with the latest news and more indepth analysis of our bigger campaigns.

Our priorities change as human rights changes around the world, and right now we're focusing on our Stop Torture, My Body, My Rights, and Save the Human Rights Act campaigns. But you'll also find comments and updates on our work on Syria, LGBTI rights and human rights abuses by corporate companies.

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Jul 30 2019 12:01AM
Why I cancelled Obliterated
​ ​ ​ Blog by Ahmed Masoud , writer, director and academic based in the UK Growing up in the Gaza Strip, I saw many buildings bombed by Israeli warplanes. There were always two sounds: the first of missile metal hitting the building. T...

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Into the ether is the blog of the digital team here at Amnesty International UK.

Our aim is to keep you updated with all our latest digital developments, what we are working on and our plans for the future.

If you have something to tell us just drop us a line

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Jul 25 2019 4:19PM
Why ‘The Great Hack’ is just the tip of the iceberg
The inside story of how Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data to manipulate voters in the US election is told in “The Great Hack” – a new Netflix documentary out today.

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This blog is the central hub for information from the Children's Human Rights Network and is updated by volunteers from the Network Committee. Here you will find details of news, actions and events on children's rights.

To sign up to receive emails and updates from the Children's Human Rights Network register or login here, and tick the box to receive communications from the network.

You can contact us by email at childrensnetwork@amnesty.org.uk. You can also find us on facebook and twitter.

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Jul 20 2019 2:44PM
If rights can’t be enforced, are they really rights?
Blog by Lisa Incledon, Children's Network Committee Member In the 30 th year of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we are asking UK government to make sure that rights are real for all children. Convention on the Rights of the...

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Shao Jiang, a former prisoner of conscience for his active role in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, is a committed activist-scholar, who lives and works in exile in London. The academic interests focus on politics and media, social movement, democratisation, feminism, law in PRC and Hong Kong, autonomy & sovereignty & self-determination, international human rights mechanisms, comparative studies on development models and political institutions, theory and practice of Civil Society. Publications include Citizen Publications in China before the Internet (Palgrave, 2015).

 

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Jul 10 2019 11:44AM
Statement on the IOPC’s Final Report 关于英国监警会报告的声明
Statement on the IOPC’s Final Report 30 June 2019 On 26 June the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) published its findings and decision in response to the complaints that my wife and I filed following my unlawful arrests duri...