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

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Jul 31 2020 11:17AM
Unapologetically fabulous: fighting to thrive during a global crisis

Amnesty International Belfast Pride Lecture 2020, delivered online July 30 2020 - Dr Senthorun Raj Lecture text below. Video of lecture and follow-up Q&A, chaired by William Crawley: Fabulous. It’s a word that packs a lot of punch...

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Jul 27 2020 1:55PM
Palestinian-Bedouin communities living in Israel more vulnerable than ever during COVID-19 

This blog has been written by the Negev Coexistence Forum, an Arab-Jewish grassroots organisation solely dedicated to protecting the rights of the Palestinian-Bedouin communities in the Negev/Naqab in Israel.

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Jul 22 2020 10:43AM
Evelyn’s innocence heralds a new opportunity for justice

Sheila Royce - Country Coordinator This blog is based on a translation of the original Spanish article published by Erika Guevara Rosas, a human rights lawyer and Amnesty International’s Director for the Americas.

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Jun 26 2020 10:24AM
Words That Burn - demand through poetry

Watch Evanilson Alves perform his poem ‘2005: Sacred Year’, explore a thought-provoking performance of Raymond Atrobus' 'Dear Hearing World' and take part in a free-write.

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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Jun 5 2020 6:29PM
London marks 31st anniversary of Tiananmen Massacre

London marks 31st anniversary of #TiananmenMassacre #June4倫敦悼念 #天安門大屠殺 #六四31周年 #6431truth #八九六四 #StandWithHongKong