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Nov 27 2017 12:12PM
Scotland Activists Conference - report!
Amnesty local group member, Cathy Crawford, shares her experience of the 2017 Activists Conference It was a cold sunny morning for our conference in Edinburgh, and I would say our spirits were as good as the sunshine and as the day dev...
Nov 24 2017 2:38PM
Our ethical Christmas gift ideas 2017
No longer purely the realm of the most conscientious consumers or hardcore hippies, Fairtrade can be affordable, fashionable and good for the soul. Here are the best ethical Christmas gifts for 2017.
Nov 23 2017 10:56AM
The UK Home Office – Where Art Goes to Die
Lee Caspi is a research volunteer with Amnesty International UK’s Scotland office The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the world’s largest arts festival, taking place annually during the month of August. It runs parallel to two other large...
Nov 22 2017 10:25AM
Imprisoned Writers debate at Holyrood
On Thursday 23 November, the Members Debate S5M-07970 will take place in the Scottish Parliament: That the Parliament acknowledges that, each year, 15 November marks the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, which commemorates writers around t...
Nov 22 2017 10:09AM
The work of the Scotland office
The Amnesty Scotland office was founded by Ruth Adler who was employed as the Scottish Development Officer in 1991. Befitting the new location, the Scotland Office launch in 1992 centred on a Burns Night Supper. A scholar and passionat...