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May 21 2018 6:48PM
The work of the Scotland office
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...

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Paul is the Advocacy and Activism Officer in Scotland.

Paul supports and develops Amnesty's local groups across Scotland.  Paul also helps raise the profile of Amnesty's work in the Scottish Parliament through writing briefings for MSPs and Ministers, and meeting MSPs to build good relationships between the Scottish parties and Amnesty International in Scotland.

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May 21 2018 2:22PM
Planning for Pride 2018
Pride is an important part of our calendar. In Scotland we’re helping Amnesty’s local groups coordinate attendance at as many Prides as possible to raise awareness of the human rights implications of failures to respect LGBTI people’s...

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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May 21 2018 10:22AM
London: 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre vigil
On Sunday the 3th of June, 7pm-9pm, we will gather outside the Chinese Embassy in London to hold a candlelight vigil commemorating victims of the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989. Protestors will mark the names of known victims of the massac...

About me

My name is Ryan Stalley and I'm Interim Secretary of the LGBTI Network.

I'm passionate about human rights. As a gay man, I take an avid interest in the progression of the rights of LGBTI people.

I'm also a student studying Philosophy at the University of Roehampton, London.

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May 17 2018 11:31AM
Homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia belong in the trash, let’s work together to bin it
Dr Senthorun Raj is the Secretary of Amnesty UK LGBTI Network and Lecturer in Law at Keele University. Today marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) . May 17 th commemorates a human rights tu...

About me

Campaigner (Crisis & Tactical) at Amnesty UK. I lead our campaigning work on human rights crises, conflicts, and tactical campaigning opportunities (such as the Olympics) to highlight human rights abuses and work towards achieving possitive human rights change in the affected countries.

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May 16 2018 4:11PM
Why Palestinians risk their lives for their rights
Palestinians have been fighting for their basic rights for 70 years - ever since Israel destroyed their homes and forced them to flee. This has to change.