April 2019 (6)
Apr 25 2019 12:59PM
Giving refugees a sporting chance
This blog is written by Amnesty Scotland volunteer Maneeya Saributh Mark your calendar for the weekend of 27-28 April and be ready to be a part of something fun – its Football Welcomes Weekend! Did you know that, refugees have made imp...
Apr 23 2019 2:48PM
Campaigning for children’s rights
Josh Kennedy is a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament (the democratically elected body of Scotland’s young people, aged 12-25) for the Renfrewshire North and West area, and one of the trustees of the organisation. He has been invol...
Apr 17 2019 12:34PM
Who we are
The Amnesty Scotland office was founded by Ruth Adler who was employed as the Scottish Development Officer in 1991. Befitting the new location, the Scotland Office launch in 1992 centred on a Burns Night Supper. A scholar and passionat...
Apr 17 2019 12:30PM
The Power of Action
This blog was written by Gabriel Calvert, Amnesty Scotland volunteer and member of the Dundee Amnesty local group I recently had the great privilege of attending the 2019 Amnesty International UK Conference and AGM. It was my first tim...
Apr 5 2019 10:25AM
Pride is a party, but it is also a protest.
Gabriel Calvert, member of the Amnesty Dundee group, Football Welcomes volunteer, and all round excellent activist wrote this guest blog post about the recent Trans Pride march in Dundee. At the end of March, Dundee played host to the...
Apr 3 2019 9:55AM
The solutions to climate crisis are known – now is the time to act
Elizabeth Thomson, Campaigner at Amnesty Scotland, reflects on the Scottish Parliament's recent debates about climate change, and why climate change is a human rights issue. Recently the Scottish Green Party (SGP) used their parliament...