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May 10 2019 1:14PM
The UK’s biggest ever celebration of refugees and football
A record-breaking 170 football clubs came together for Amnesty’s third Football Welcomes weekend to celebrate the contribution players with refugee backgrounds make to the game
May 1 2019 5:32PM
Syrian torture survivors are fighting back
By Kristyan Benedict - AIUKs Crisis & Tactical Campaigns Manager. Twitter - KreaseChan “What is a laptop?” The man I was sitting with just off Taksim Square in Istanbul asked this apparently bizarre question after experiencing his new...
Apr 25 2019 4:29PM
AGM Report Back
If you have not been to an Amnesty International AGM before you really should make the time to go, for reasons that I hope will become clear in this short report. We pitched up on the morning of Saturday April 13 th for two days of mee...
Apr 25 2019 12:59PM
Giving refugees a sporting chance
This blog is written by Amnesty Scotland volunteer Maneeya Saributh Mark your calendar for the weekend of 27-28 April and be ready to be a part of something fun – its Football Welcomes Weekend! Did you know that, refugees have made imp...
Apr 23 2019 2:48PM
Campaigning for children’s rights
Josh Kennedy is a Member of the Scottish Youth Parliament (the democratically elected body of Scotland’s young people, aged 12-25) for the Renfrewshire North and West area, and one of the trustees of the organisation. He has been invol...