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Apr 23 2019 2:48PM
Campaigning for children’s rights
Josh Kennedy is a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament (the democratically elected body of Scotland’s young people, aged 12-25) for the Renfrewshire North and West area, and one of the trustees of the organisation. He has been invol...
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Apr 11 2019 11:45AM
Guantanamo kid: The True Story of Mohammed El-Gharani
‘Let me find a place where to rest my head. / So tired. / It’s not easy. / Life after Guantanamo. / Chad, Benin, Togo, Ghana, Niger, Nigeria. / All this, it’s Americans who did this to me.’

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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Apr 8 2019 5:43PM
Thirty Years since Tiananmen Square Massacre: Struggle for Democracy in China
The conference "Thirty Years since Tiananmen Square Massacre: Struggle for Democracy in China" will be held on 18 April, which will mark the day when students gathered in Tiananmen Square and delivered their Seven Demands to the Nation...
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Apr 8 2019 2:26PM
School Strikes for Climate
Strikers for climate justice tell us, in their own words, why they're skipping school to demand change.

About me

One of the Amnesty UK Press team - I cover Europe, Latin America, sport and human rights, and LGBTI issues. Twitter: @NaomiWestland

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Apr 7 2019 10:14AM
Want to get involved in Football Welcomes? Here’s how
For the Football Welcomes weekend, get in touch with a local charity working with refugees and people seeking asylum to offer free tickets to a game, a stadium tour or other activity.