I'm the Publisher at Amnesty UK, which means I manage all of our publishing and co-publishing arrangements and try to raise awareness of human rights through literature. I'm especially interested in the power of fiction, poetry and illustrations. I've worked here since 2001 and have been a member since I was at school - a long time ago!
We believe that children’s books are a perfect way to explore human rights, no matter how old you are. No idea is too weighty, even for a toddler, if it is communicated with skill.
Digital Engagement and Campaigns at Amnesty International UK
Torture is never OK - but right now, the government is attempting to pass a Bill that would decriminalise torture and war crimes committed by British soldiers more than five years ago. But what is the Overseas Operations Bill?
Patrick Corrigan, our Head of Nations and Regions, on why the PSNI was wrong to introduce controversial spit hoods in response to Covid-19.
The experience of refugees and refugee families arriving in Europe is something most of us will never fully be able to understand. Much of what we hear is so far beyond our experience that it is difficult to fully process what we are...