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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Dec 11 2019 8:45AM
Struggle for self-determination, equality and human rights for all
Today we are here to mark the seventy-first anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. We are here to oppose the barbaric rule of the Chinese regime and to stand in solidarity with peoples of East Turkestan, Tibet, Hong...
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Dec 6 2019 1:41PM
The Time is Now
This is a guest blog by our Scotland Speaker Coordinator, Alex Mackenzie Recently, more than any other time, I have felt deflated by the reporting on the climate crisis. The UN warned of a “ bleak ” future as the carbon emissions gap g...
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Nov 29 2019 9:58AM
Perfect books to give this Christmas
Sometimes it can be hard to choose gifts. The Amnesty team recommend books for children and adults, with human rights at their heart.

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 27 2019 2:36PM
This is my protest t-shirt
Anything that carries your message is important. If you can't hold a sign, you can wear a t-shirt