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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.
Aug 28 2019 3:54PM
We Are All Born Free
The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child ( UNCRC ) sets out the civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights of children (defined as under 18 year olds) and is a particularly important piece of international l...
Aug 27 2019 3:21PM
Imprisoned Writers 2019
Since 1997, Amnesty International in Scotland has shared the voices of writers whose human rights have been compromised - because they have been imprisoned, exiled or executed for exercising their freedom of expression; because they fa...
Aug 27 2019 1:39PM
Saturday 24 August
Imprisoned Writers: Women Speaking Up The readings today are from women who have experienced or witnessed sexual abuse, women who have spoken out and spoken up in an attempt to re-claim the narrative around violent abuse of women and a...
Aug 27 2019 1:38PM
Thursday 22 August
Imprisoned Writers: When the Situation is Desperate - Curated by Scottish PEN ‘The situation is desperate’. These are the last words the world saw written by Maltese investigative journalist, Daphne Caruana Galizia , published the morn...