About me

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!

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Mar 13 2018 5:48PM
The Amnesty CILIP Honour winners 2017
We’re delighted to announce the Amnesty CILIP Honour winners for 2017. At the start of Refugee Week in the UK, two books that address the global refugee crisis have won the prestigious Amnesty CILIP Honour, a commendation for outstandi...
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Jan 25 2018 8:58AM
Human Rights and Words that Burn
What comes to mind when you think of human rights? Perhaps shocking footage of violations on the news, provocative headlines in the press, or treatment you have witnessed or experienced. Surely there will be time enough to talk about s...
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Dec 21 2017 9:54AM
Educating for press freedom: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists
Written by Elisa Colton, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer. The 2 nd of November 2017 marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists . A day designated by UNESCO , the United Nation’s organisation that foc...
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Dec 20 2017 4:09PM
10 inspiring Instagrammers to follow in 2018
These individuals or groups are challenging the system in their own unique way, and aspiring to change the world for the better.
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Dec 1 2017 10:21AM
Bureaucratic Borders
The Hurdles Faced by Migrants to the UK Lee Caspi is a research volunteer with Amnesty International UK’s Scotland office Immigration has been at the forefront of political discourse in the UK in recent years. The issue was one of the...