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
Sep 17 2018 2:32PM
Northern Ireland’s increasing problem with racism
Northern Ireland has a racism problem. This guest blog by Michael Walker explores the extent of the problem and argues for legislative change.
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Aug 31 2018 12:20PM
Florida: the sunshine state or the death row state?
Florida's diehard pursuit of the death penalty casts a black shadow over the sunshine state.
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Aug 24 2018 12:21PM
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...

About me

As Communications Planner here at Amnesty International UK, I am passionate about helping to get the right message across, at the right time, and to the right people, in order to make change happen.

Latest post
Aug 15 2018 2:02PM
Will you help us side with rights?
Every day, ordinary people stand up for freedom and equality. They speak out for what is right and fair for all of us, but they are in great danger. Will you help us show them, and the world, you're on their side?

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).

Latest post
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...