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Nov 8 2017 5:41PM
Speaking up for human rights: what does solidarity mean?
by Patrick Cash for the 'Write for Rights' campaign. When I ask myself why I’ve got involved with a campaign at Amnesty International, I have two answers: firstly, that I’ve always admired from afar the organisation’s ethos and work. A...
Oct 31 2017 2:04PM
Introducing Write for Rights 2017
by Patrick Cash, an Amnesty International UK volunteer for the Write for Rights Campaign Write for Rights is essentially about using freedom of expression to stand up for the freedom of others. It began with simple greeting cards when,...
Oct 31 2017 10:02AM
Transforming corridor conversations into human rights education
We’re barely three weeks into 2015 and the news is dominated by human rights atrocities. I can well imagine the conversations teachers are facing in the corridor, or in registration, from young people trying to decipher the debates rag...
Oct 26 2017 10:56AM
There’s more to sex than someone being male or female
By Lui Asquith – Vice Chair of the LGBTI Network “ Is it a boy or girl?! ” We have probably all asked this question at some point in our lives, for it is almost always the first thing someone asks a new parent. However, we ask you this...
Oct 22 2017 3:50AM
London 100th day memorial for Liu Xiaobo
On 21 October 2017, participants gathered in front of the Chinese Embassy, marking 100 days after the passing of Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia’s missing for 98 days, calling for an end to Liu Xia's illegal house arrest, surveillance and haras...