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Jul 18 2018 2:27PM
Edinburgh International Book Festival 2018
A guest blog written by Amnesty International Scotland volunteer, Hannah Buchan. ‘Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and i...

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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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Jul 15 2018 5:32PM
London Marks 1st Anniversary of the Passing of Liu Xiaobo and Free All Prisoners of Conscience
London marks 1st anniversary of the passing of Liu Xiaobo, calling for immediate & unconditional release of all prisoners of conscience currently held by the CCP. # LiuXiaobo # FreePrisonersOfConscience 刘晓波逝世周年伦敦祭奠,呼吁立即无条件 # 释放所有良心犯 Vi...

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I'm Amnesty's Women's Human Rights Programme Manager.

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Jul 13 2018 12:16PM
Trump UK visit: Stand up to the misogynist in chief
Eighteen months after taking office, the misogyny of the Trump administration has moved from theory to practice, impacting the lives of millions of women and girls.

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I manage AIUK’s relations with government and parliament across a number of issues, including women’s rights, human rights defenders and immigration detention. You’ll mainly find me blogging about what the UK government is and should be doing on human rights.

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Jul 11 2018 10:41AM
Theresa May’s cabinet reshuffle is another political merry-go-round – but what does it mean for human rights?
Whether President Trump likes Johnson or not, the UK now has a new Foreign Secretary, and it will be Jeremy Hunt who meets the President during his visit. As first weeks in a new job go, this is a pretty big one.
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Jul 6 2018 5:47PM
Why should trade deals be wrapped in secrecy?
The less the public and Parliament know about trade deals that are being negotiated, the less they are in a position to challenge their likely impacts.