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About me

Campaign Manager - Crisis & Tactical. My current focus is managing our Syria and Israel/Palestine work as well as ensuring we respond effectively to crisis situations.

Likes - Traveling, footy, dogs (mine), good food, climbing, drumming, good music (jazz, funk, unclassified and my own, floating in the sea, not getting caught.

You can find me on Twitter as @KreaseChan

 

Latest post
Jan 13 2022 10:32AM
Reflections on the Syrian Torture Trial in Koblenz

By Mansour Omari "Whoever has succumbed to torture can no longer feel at home in the world." German prosecutors quoted these words from Holocaust survivor Jean Améry to introduce their closing argument in Koblenz, at the trial of Anwar...

About me

I am the Refugee and Migrant Rights Programme Director at Amnesty International UK. My areas of expertise include forced migration, and UK policy and practice on immigration, asylum and citizenship where I have extensive experience. I have worked on successive immigration bills since 2006 and I wrote Amnesty’s response to the Home Office Windrush lessons learned review. Follow me @stevesymondsAI

Latest post
Dec 15 2021 4:03PM
How the government plan to secretly strip people of their citizenship

The government is seeking to acquire the power to secretly strip someone of their citizenship. The Nationality and Borders Bill contains many dangerous and divisive provisions. It will damage the UK’s asylum system, hinder people from...

About me

I'm the Northern Ireland Programme Director and Head of Nations & Regions at Amnesty International UK.

You'll find me on twitter: @PatrickCorrigan as well as Amnesty Northern Ireland: @AmnestyNI

Latest post
Dec 15 2021 1:22PM
Human Rights Act 'overhaul' could undermine Good Friday Agreement

The proposed downgrading of human rights protections across the UK is bad news for ordinary people throughout the country. But for Northern Ireland, the government’s overhaul of the Human Rights Act risks undermining the Belfast / Good...

Latest post
Dec 14 2021 2:26PM
Scottish human rights organisations unite to reject “unnecessary, regressive and divisive” plans to replace Human Rights Act

Responding to the UK Government’s announcement today that it plans to replace the Human Rights Act, five leading Scottish human rights organisations have released a joint statement calling the proposals “unnecessary, regressive and...

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.

Latest post
Nov 25 2021 11:56AM
Amnesty's Ethical Gift Guide for 2021

This year, we have our biggest collection ever, of ethical gifts and everyday items at the Amnesty Shop. Vegan? We've got you covered. Worried about the environment? check our huge range of plastic free gifts, that don't compromise on...