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Oct 1 2019 11:09AM
Return to Raqqa
Syrian journalist Marwan Hisham speaks poignantly of his return to Raqqa after a 4-year absence, as any hope for normality quickly fades in a part of the world braced for yet more conflict and catastrophe.

About me

I am a Priority Campaign Manager for Amnesty UK currently running our My Body My Rights campaign on sexual and reproductive rights. Also working on our soon to be launched campaign on Human Rights in the UK!

I've worked at Amnesty for nearly 10 years and have campaigned on poverty and human rights, maternal health, corporate accountability, forced evictions and housing rights. I have also worked in Amnesty's Scotland office where I did a lot of work on torture and rendition and trafficking.

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Aug 28 2019 3:54PM
We Are All Born Free
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ( UNCRC ) sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of children (defined as under 18 year olds) and is a particularly important piece of international l...
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Jul 25 2019 4:19PM
Why ‘The Great Hack’ is just the tip of the iceberg
The inside story of how Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data to manipulate voters in the US election is told in “The Great Hack” – a new Netflix documentary out today.

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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Jul 10 2019 11:44AM
Statement on the IOPC’s Final Report 关于英国监警会报告的声明
Statement on the IOPC’s Final Report 30 June 2019 On 26 June the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) published its findings and decision in response to the complaints that my wife and I filed following my unlawful arrests duri...