About me

I'm Amnesty's Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme Director, and I've worked in immigration and asylum law since 1999.

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Nov 9 2018 4:21PM
Excessive heat over deportation helps nobody
If the criminal justice system is to be fair, then it must ensure that nobody is punished more than others for the same offence.

About me

I love slogan t-shirts and protest fashion, and believe buying and wearing t-shirts are a small act of resistance against the patriarchy. I work with artists, fairtrade co-operatives, and ethical small businesses to raise money and raise awareness for Amnesty.

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Nov 9 2018 12:45PM
REBELLION: Our new exclusive feminist t-shirt collection
Introducing our new range of limited-edition feminist t-shirts, REBELLION. The designs are inspired by the incredible women in our Write For Rights campaign this year. Wearing one could have more impact than you realise.

About me

Shao Jiang, a former prisoner of conscience for his active role in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, is a committed activist-scholar, who lives and works in exile in London. The academic interests focus on politics and media, social movement, democratisation, feminism, law in PRC and Hong Kong, autonomy & sovereignty & self-determination, international Human Rights mechanisms, comparative studies on development models and political institutions, theory and practice of Civil Society. Publications include Citizen Publications in China before the Internet (Palgrave, 2015).

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Nov 6 2018 12:27PM
Party Empire: China's Political System and Its Influence on UN’s Human Rights Mechanisms
On Tuesday November 6th, the UN Human Rights Council will review China's human rights record through the third cycle of Universal Periodic Review (UPR). It is an importan t chance to examine the Chinese political system and its influen...

About me

I'm the Government Relations Manager at Amnesty UK. Previously, I worked at Islamic Relief UK and Shelter, and as a Parliamentary Researcher for an MP.

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Oct 31 2018 1:57PM
The Human Rights Act: Still on high alert
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The British Bill of Rights – the replacement for the Human Rights Act 1998 – started off sounding like it might be an opportunity to expand protections and ensure rights, but It quickly became apparent that the idea was a trojan horse....
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Oct 16 2018 10:31AM
Royal photographer Alexi Lubomirski reveals five top tips for the perfect family photo
Photographer to the stars, Alexi Lubomirski, talks about why our #FamiliesTogether campaign is so important in improving UK law for refugees who have been separated from their families and homes.