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May 15 2009 12:00PM
Is there a doctor on the street???

Sometimes its nice to get out of the office and onto the streets – gets you back in touch with what this campaigning mallarky is all about. Yesterday marked two years in jail for Binayak Sen – a remarkable man who has spent decades...

May 11 2009 11:00AM
Some picture-esque events in Aberdeen

Amnesty is going all arty in Aberdeen this month. First up is the We Are All Born Free exhibition , part of Amnesty’s celebrations of the recent 60th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights . The UDHR was signed on...

May 1 2009 11:35AM
A call to arms for Scottish men..

Yes, the Scottish blog is back after a wee break. Sorry, there just haven’t been enough hours in the day (or days in the week for that matter). One of the things that’s been keeping me busy is the launch of the exciting new interactive...

Jan 16 2009 1:10PM
In Prison My Whole Life

Mumia Abu-Jamal was convicted and sentenced to death in July 1982 for the murder of white police officer Daniel Faulkner on 9 December 1981. Although he has consistently maintained his innocence he has spent almost all of the last 26...

Jan 9 2009 1:23PM
2009 and a that

I had a lovely three weeks off around Christmas and New Year. Didn’t do much except enjoy the good things in life – food, drink, books and company. So my initial response to the alarm clock on Monday morning was that surely here was a...