Jun 6 2018 10:11AM
Planning for Pride 2018
Pride is an important part of our calendar. In Scotland we’re helping Amnesty’s local groups coordinate attendance at as many Prides as possible to raise awareness of the human rights implications of failures to respect LGBTI people’s...
Apr 26 2018 1:21PM
President of Malawi visiting the Scottish Parliament
Scotland and Malawi have a special relationship that dates back hundreds of years to the explorer David Livingston. Thanks to these connections the two countries have well established social, cultural and economic ties. From Scotland w...
Jun 2 2017 2:20PM
Scottish Party Manifesto's - how do they compare on human rights?
When the snap general election was called a few weeks ago, Amnesty International in Scotland announced our manifesto recommendations for all parties in Scotland (see download below). Now that all of the main parties in Scotland (those...
Apr 4 2017 5:15PM
Taser and spit hood use by Police Scotland
Tasers use in Scotland has been fairly limited with 113 uses since April 2013, 7 of which were on minors, the youngest being 15. A limited number of specialist officers are trained in the use of the device. However, in the wake of the...