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Apr 8 2021 5:44PM
Scottish Elections: Human + Digital Rights Hustings

Amnesty Scotland has been engaging with several political parties about our priorities for the next Parliament ahead of the Scottish elections next month. We would like to invite you to join us for a live-streamed candidate hustings...

Mar 5 2021 9:55AM
Resources to help teachers and home educators wanting to explore Women's Rights.

We have put together a selection of resources produced by Amnesty and other organizations which you can use in your contexts to celebrate International Women’s Day on Monday 8th March and teach about Women’s Rights. Activities to...

Feb 19 2021 11:03AM
The International Criminal Court ruling on Israel-Palestine: an explainer

By Rebecca Nguyen, Amnesty UK's Crisis and Tactical campaigner What is the International Criminal Court (ICC)? Established in 2002, the ICC is a permanent court that can investigate and prosecute people suspected of committing genocide...

Feb 12 2021 2:20PM
Voices from the frontline

In the midst of a drawn-out winter of gloom and isolation, we are all running a little low on hope. And one would be forgiven for thinking that a new report from Amnesty and its partners, in which Human Rights Defenders across the...

Feb 10 2021 7:36PM
Why did UK government and Tory majority parliamentarians block prevention of genocide clause to Trade Bill?

On 19 January and 9 February, ministers and Tory majority parliamentarians repeatedly blocked the prevention of genocide clause to the Trade Bill. What is the origin of the clause? Why is it significant? Why did the UK government and...