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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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Jan 18 2021 5:17PM
EU-China investment Agreement Lacks Reciprocity

After seven years of negotiations, the EU and China signed the China-EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment(CAI)at the end of 2020. The EU declared that “CAI will help rebalance the trade and investment relations between the EU and...

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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Jan 4 2021 4:04PM
Write For Rights 2020

Over 110,000 of you used your power as part of Write for Rights 2020 to stand up and seek justice and freedom for some amazing people. Whether signing petitions, writing letters or emailing authorities - your actions have been heard...

About this blog

We take literature seriously. As a tool for empathy, for education and for awareness-raising it is almost unrivalled.

Follow this blog to stay up-to-date with our latest publications and initiatives and to hear from guest writers passionate about human rights.

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Dec 4 2020 1:27PM
Books to inspire activism - from toddlers to teens

We believe that children’s books are a perfect way to explore human rights, no matter how old you are. No idea is too weighty, even for a toddler, if it is communicated with skill.

About this blog

Human rights from a Northern Ireland perspective, from the Amnesty NI team.

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Nov 5 2020 9:31AM
The case against the use of spit hoods in response to Covid-19

Patrick Corrigan, our Head of Nations and Regions, on why the PSNI was wrong to introduce controversial spit hoods in response to Covid-19.

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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Sep 8 2020 12:14PM
Back to School Resources to help teachers and home educators wanting to explore Human Rights Education

We have put together a selection of resources produced by us and other organisations which you can use in your contexts to explore Human Rights Education.