January 2009 (4)
Jan 26 2009 12:13PM
Trade union rights are human rights
This year marks thirty years of the Amnesty International (UK) trade union network, so people working at the TUC are marking the year by providing a collective guest blog on trade union rights, linked to the blog by Shane Enright , AIU...
Jan 25 2009 2:41PM
Our history: 25-years on from a UK government-ordered union ban
I am reminded by the Stronger Unions website that today marks the 25th anniversary of the banning of trade unions at the Governments’ intelligence gathering centre GCHQ in Cheltenham. The denial of a basic human right to GCHQ workers –...
Jan 24 2009 2:29PM
Good News from Cambodia: Together we've made a difference!
The struggle for human rights will outlast our generation, and the backdrop of enduring injustice such as the 40-year occupation of Palestinian territories, or the 20-year grip of the generals in Burma, as well as deepening economic an...
Jan 22 2009 10:01AM
Dear President Obama, on your inauguration day my wish is for workers rights in the USA
Amnesty has issued its own to-do list for President Barack Obama, and I am fully behind the challenging but critical human rights goals that we are promoting to counter terror with justice: A 17 point checklist for President Barack Oba...