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Sep 19 2019 2:24PM
Striking to save our islands
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This is a guest blog from Amnesty activist Méabh Mackenzie who lives in South Uist in the Western Isles. On Friday 15th March, Méabh and her fellow pupils at Daliburgh School went on strike to highlight the climate crisis for their own...
Sep 12 2019 4:40PM
Top 3 things you need to know about the Global Climate Strike
On Friday 20 September, millions of people will be out on the streets all around the world to demand action on climate change from their leaders. Here’s everything you need to know about the climate strikes.
Sep 11 2019 3:09PM
Slamnestys: where spoken word poetry meets activism!
Written by Fundile Maphanga, Education Research Volunteer. What are Slamnesty events? Poetry is a great format to explore human rights and bring important issues to light. Through live performance, you can bring these ideas to a wider...
Sep 10 2019 4:36PM
The Right To Complain: Petition Hand in
Blog by Holly Shorey, Vice-Chair of the Amnesty UK Children's Human Rights Network On Friday 6th September, we handed in our “Make Rights Real” petition to the UK Government, Department for Education. Well over 7000 of you took action...
Sep 10 2019 2:27PM
UK schools must let children strike
Amnesty International chief, Kumi Naidoo, writes to 25,000 headteachers urging them to ‘neither prevent nor punish’ pupils from taking part in the global days of strikes. His letter comes ahead of the biggest wave of global climate.