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Apr 5 2019 10:25AM
Pride is a party, but it is also a protest.
Gabriel Calvert, member of the Amnesty Dundee group, Football Welcomes volunteer, and all round excellent activist wrote this guest blog post about the recent Trans Pride march in Dundee. At the end of March, Dundee played host to the...
Apr 3 2019 9:55AM
The solutions to climate crisis are known – now is the time to act
Elizabeth Thomson, Campaigner at Amnesty Scotland, reflects on the Scottish Parliament's recent debates about climate change, and why climate change is a human rights issue. Recently the Scottish Green Party (SGP) used their parliament...
Mar 31 2019 9:59PM
Happy international day of trans visibility to all of the trans community. Love and solidarity forever.
Blog by Jennie Joy, Rainbow Network Committee Member The 31 st of March is International Transgender Day of Visibility. It’s a day for celebrating our trans siblings and recognizing and raising awareness of the discrimination that they...
Mar 20 2019 6:00PM
Egypt: Shocking escalation in executions
By 'The Stop Executions in Egypt Campaign', launched by the 'Egyptian Coordination of Rights and Freedoms' and other human rights organisations. The right to life is one of the most basic human rights. In all society's,religions,consti...
Mar 19 2019 3:53PM
The Death Penalty in Britain
Let me make my position crystal clear upfront - I believe the death penalty is never justified and I’m thankful to live in a country with an independent justice system where it has long-since been abolished. But I’m never complacent in...