October 2013 (4)
Oct 28 2013 2:33PM
Peaceful Sounds of Voices in Conflict
Guest blog by Jana Lopusna, campaigns volunteer for Amnesty Scotland. I recently spent a weekend in the beautiful Edinburgh City Chambers, at an event run by the Edinburgh Peace Initiative , learning about national and international co...
Oct 21 2013 10:50PM
Back to School with Student Groups
Guest blog by Amnesty Scotland volunteer coordinator Risga Carson Student groups are a vital part of the work that we do. Active and enthusiastic, many of our members first started in these groups and continued a lifelong association w...
Oct 16 2013 2:00PM
Local Heroes - Edinburgh group celebrates a successful year
There are as many ways to champion human rights as there are human rights defenders. From donning a Guantanamo-orange jumpsuit in a crowded square to signing a petition, every little bit counts and, happily, much can be accomplished wh...
Oct 1 2013 6:11PM
United we stand - An inspiring woman takes action against sexual abuse
Guest Post by Amnesty Scotland volunteer Katie Cunningham Last week, one of my friends made a rape joke. There was an awkward silence as the group tried to gauge each other’s reaction, and the joker took offence. We had, my friend said...