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Feb 4 2020 2:15PM
Use your right to peaceful protest, creatively!

An Amnesty collaboration, two beautiful new books take us on a visual journey through 100 years of peaceful protest.

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Dec 6 2019 1:41PM
The Time is Now

This is a guest blog by our Scotland Speaker Coordinator, Alex Mackenzie Recently, more than any other time, I have felt deflated by the reporting on the climate crisis. The UN warned of a “bleak”future as the carbon emissions gap...

About me

I love slogan t-shirts and protest fashion, and believe buying and wearing t-shirts are a small act of resistance against the patriarchy. I work with artists, fairtrade co-operatives, and ethical small businesses to raise money and raise awareness for Amnesty.

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Nov 27 2019 2:36PM
This is my protest t-shirt

Anything that carries your message is important. If you can't hold a sign, you can wear a t-shirt

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Oct 15 2019 4:54PM
Would you want this woman as your best friend?

I want "Would you want this woman" above the photo and "to be your best friend?" below, the question and the photo forming the title of the blog. The best friend of Aster Fissehatsion was the Minister of Justice of Eritrea

About me

I manage AIUK’s relations with government and parliament across a number of issues, including women’s rights, human rights defenders and immigration detention. You’ll mainly find me blogging about what the UK government is and should be doing on human rights.

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Jun 25 2019 4:38PM
Women’s safety is a political issue, not a private matter

After neighbours call the police after an argument between PM-hopeful Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds, is privacy a political issue? When it comes to ending violence against women, there are no secrets, and no closed doors.