About this blog

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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Nov 15 2017 1:56PM
Yang Tongyan ( a.k.a. Yang Tianshui 1961-2017)
Yang Tongyan (杨同彦, a.k.a. Yang Tianshui 杨天水), a freelance writer and democracy veteran, has died aged 56 on 7 November 2017. In the past 11 months, at least three prisone...

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It's still illegal to be lesbian, gay, transexual or intersex in too many countries around the world.

As Amnesty's LGBTI Network, we're working for a world where who you love isn't used as an excuse to discriminate against you. We're all human and all equal!

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Nov 8 2017 5:41PM
Speaking up for human rights: what does solidarity mean?
by Patrick Cash for the 'Write for Rights' campaign. When I ask myself why I’ve got involved with a campaign at Amnesty International, I have two answers: firstly, that I...
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Nov 7 2017 7:00AM
The UK government has been spying on Amnesty – so we're going to court
By Rachel Logan (Law & Human Rights Programme Director) and Joshua Franco (Researcher/Advisor on Technology & Human Rights) At around 4pm on a Wednesday afternoon in July...

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We're the human rights education team at Amnesty International UK.

 

We'll be blogging on how we can help you connect campaigning to the classroom, bring human rights to life, and other education news. And please ask us questions and let us know what you'd like to see more of!

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Nov 1 2017 5:21PM
Educating for press freedom: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
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Written by Elisa Colton, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer. The 2 nd of November 2017 marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists . A day...

About this blog

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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Oct 11 2017 9:32AM
International Day of the Girl and the fight for girls' rights across the world
There are 1.1 billion girls in the world, and on International Day of the Girl, we remind ourselves that every one of them deserves equal opportunities for a better future, despite the challenges many face across the world.