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About me

I'm a volunteer at Amnesty working with the Human Rights Defenders team

Latest post
May 17 2019 3:33PM
LGBTI Rights around the world

Today marks the International day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. It is a day recognised across the globe, where people come together and raise awareness of the violation of rights that the LGBTI+ community continue to...

About me

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

Latest post
May 10 2019 1:14PM
The UK’s biggest ever celebration of refugees and football

A record-breaking 170 football clubs came together for Amnesty’s third Football Welcomes weekend to celebrate the contribution players with refugee backgrounds make to the game

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May 2 2019 2:30PM
The hair on my head is mine, not the State’s: Challenging forced veiling in Iran

The right for women to choose what to wear or not wear is a personal choice. However, sadly this right is abused on a daily basis in Iran.

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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.’