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Aug 13 2017 9:27PM
London vigil: remember Liu Xiaobo & free Liu Xia
A vigil to remember Liu Xiaobo, call for Liu Xia’s freedom, immediately and unconditionally all prisoners of conscience currently held in China; Venue: opposite the Chinese Embassy, 49-59 Portland Place, London W1B 1JL Nearest tubes: G...
Aug 11 2017 4:26PM
Why I'm volunteering for Amnesty at the Edinburgh Festival
Guest blog from Amnesty FestiVol Rona MacNicol : As a fulltime student and with a part time job, it is often challenging to immerse and involve myself with the organisations I admire most. I often find myself researching the work of wo...
Aug 11 2017 4:24PM
Freedom of Expression Award 2017
The Freedom of Expression Award honours an Edinburgh Festival Fringe theatre production of excellent artistic merit that builds understanding and raises awareness about human rights in an inspirational way. Around 70 longlisted product...
Aug 10 2017 12:43PM
Bureaucratic Borders – The Hurdles Faced by Migrants to the UK / Lee Caspi
Immigration has been at the forefront of political discourse in the UK in recent years. The issue was one of the focal points of the Brexit campaign, and harsher immigration policies have been steadily introduced by the conservative go...
Aug 3 2017 5:51PM
Catastrophe for refugees and migrants once again beckons in the Central Mediterranean
As the Italian Government makes the cruel decision to send warships to assist the coastguard in returning people to Libya, we need to demand that EU leaders instead make saving lives the priority.