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Nov 25 2021 11:56AM
Amnesty's Ethical Gift Guide for 2021

This year, we have our biggest collection ever, of ethical gifts and everyday items at the Amnesty Shop. Vegan? We've got you covered. Worried about the environment? check our huge range of plastic free gifts, that don't compromise on...

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Amnesty works on almost every country on the planet. Our volunteer country specialists help us keep on top of reports and research about human rights abuses, and this is their take on our work.

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Nov 16 2021 9:56AM
A Silence Filled With Fear

Blog by Nigina Istanakzai-Zarifi, the Country Coordinator for Afghanistan The Taliban promised it will be different this time. When they first surged into Kabul people were told that they had nothing to fear as there will be no threats...

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!

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Nov 13 2021 1:50PM
Bite Size Activities

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

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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Nov 9 2021 12:03PM
23 reasons why we need the Human Rights Act

The Human Rights Act is an invisible safety net for all of us, working to ensure our rights are respected, and a crucial means of defence for the most vulnerable. But why do we need the Human Rights Act?

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

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Oct 31 2021 10:07AM
Police Must Protect the Right to Protest at COP26

Ahead of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) that will begin in Glasgow this weekend (Sunday 31 October), Amnesty International UK has urged police to ensure the right to peaceful protest is protected. Naomi McAuliffe, Director of...