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Nov 30 2022 1:33PM
Women's and Human Rights organisations restate support for Gender Recognition Reform Bill

Women's and human rights organisations in Scotland, including Amnesty, have written to the UN Special Rapporteur for Violence Against Women and Girls restating their support for Scotland's Gender Recogntion Reform Bill. The...

Oct 27 2022 11:30AM
Gender Recogntion Reform (Scotland) Bill - Stage One

This afternoon (Thursday 27th October) The Scottish Parliament will debate the Gender Recogntion Reform (Scotland) Bill at Stage One following a lengthy process of evidence gathering by the Parliament's Equalities, Human Rights and...

Oct 10 2022 9:58AM
Amnesty and JRS write to the Scottish Government backing Gender Recogntion Bill

Amnesty Scotland and JustRight Scotland have written to the Scottish Government and Parliament reiterating support for it's Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill after an intervention from the UK Government and Equality and Human...

Aug 15 2022 2:21PM
The Policing of Cop26 and the Right to Protest in Scotland

As Amnesty begins a flagship campaign to 'protect the protest', we look at what lessons can be learned by the policing of Cop26 last November.

Jul 25 2022 10:12AM
New Guide - Your Right to Protest in Scotland

Amnesty Scotland and JRS Knowhow have teamed up to create an online guide about our right to protest. Do you know your rights?

Jun 22 2022 10:46AM
Press Release - Scottish Parliament urged to probe impact of 'Rights Removal Bill' on devolution

‘The Human Rights Act is the cornerstone of people power in this country. It’s no coincidence that the very politicians it holds to account want to see it fatally weakened’ - Sacha Deshmukh Amnesty International has branded the UK...

Mar 21 2022 4:13PM
Human rights charities ask how they can support protesters in Scotland

Human Rights charities JustRight Scotland (JRS) and Amnesty International have launched a consultation asking how they can support protestors in Scotland. The organisations are working together to develop practical resources which will...