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Jan 8 2018 9:49AM
Raif Badawi: Five years a prisoner
We will continue to campaign until Raif Badawi and all prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia are released.

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

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Jan 5 2018 2:37PM
Immigration Detainees in the UK
A volunteer for Amnesty International shares the shock, anger and inspiration to highlight the plight of UK immigration detainees.

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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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Dec 26 2017 12:43PM
Human Rights Day 2017: Free Prisoners of Conscience
On 10 December 2017, over 100 activists gathered to mark # HumanRightsDay2017 at Chinese Embassy in London,calling for # FreePrisonersOfConscience # FreeLiuXia # FreeIlhamTohti # TashiWangchuk in cold and sleet weather. # 國際人權日2017 超过1...

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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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Dec 22 2017 1:20PM
Writing for rights in 2017
“Don’t ever underestimate the power of kindness in your words” Jo Cobley – Young Roots In 2017, over 40,000 of you have performed the kind act of sending a message of hope, of solidarity or just letting someone know they’re not alone....

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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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Dec 21 2017 9:54AM
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 designated by UNESCO , the United Nation’s organisation that foc...