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Apr 7 2019 10:14AM
Want to get involved in Football Welcomes? Here’s how
For the Football Welcomes weekend, get in touch with a local charity working with refugees and people seeking asylum to offer free tickets to a game, a stadium tour or other activity.
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
Climate Emergency
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...
Apr 2 2019 10:32AM
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...
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...