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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.

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).

 

Latest post
May 19 2022 9:31AM
London Remembers June 4th Candlelit Vigil:Tiananmen Massacre 33 Years on 倫敦毋忘六四燭光集會: 天安門大屠殺 33 週年

This year marks the 33rd anniversary of the 1989 pro-democracy movement and the Tiananmen massacre. As always, we stand firmly with Tiananmen mothers, supporting their demands for truth, accountability, and justice for victims.

About this blog

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

Latest post
Mar 21 2022 4:13PM
Human rights charities ask how they can support protesters in Scotland

Human Rights charities JustRight Scotland (JRS) and Amnesty International have launched a consultation asking how they can support protestors in Scotland. The organisations are working together to develop practical resources which will...

About this blog

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!

Latest post
Mar 10 2022 4:47PM
Bite Size Activities

Discover bite size ideas for fun and creative ways to learn about human rights.

About this blog

Alongside our letter-writing and actions by our supporters, we work tirelessly behind-the-scenes to make sure our human rights messages get through to those in power.

This is our policy and advocacy team's thoughts on the UK Government's human rights' stance, at home and abroad.

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Dec 22 2021 6:00PM
Taking action in support of Amnesty’s Write For Rights campaign

Written by Diana Johnson MP - Chair of the Parliamentary Human Rights Group. I am pleased to be writing this blog in my role as Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Human Rights Group (PHRG) to mark Amnesty International's annual Write...