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Aug 27 2019 12:28PM
Saturday 10 August
The Imprisoned Writers Series at the Edinburgh International Book Festival Since 1997, Amnesty International in Scotland has shared the voices of writers whose human rights have been compromised - because they have been imprisoned, exi...
Aug 27 2019 12:04PM
Friday 23 August
Imprisoned Writers: Published from Prison Since 2016 Turkey has been the biggest jailer of journalists in the world. The threat of criminal investigations, prosecutions and imprisonment pending trial has had a chilling effect on the me...
Aug 27 2019 12:03PM
Sunday 25 August
Imprisoned Writers: Extraordinary Rendition Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, also called GTMO – an abbreviation of Guantanamo – or GITMO because the common pronunciation by the US military, is a United States military base and detention camp...
Aug 21 2019 10:31AM
Making an activist
This is the speech Davie Donaldson made at the 2019 Amnesty Scotland Festival Reception ‘Why did I become an activist?’ It’s a good question, and one that I was asked before speaking to an Amnesty International audience at the Edinburg...
Jul 31 2019 10:59AM
The march of Pride on the road to justice
This is a guest blog by Amnesty Scotland volunteer Maneeya Saributh You know it is Pride season when rainbow flags appear to gracefully wave from buildings, shops, transport and other unexpected places; that’s if you’re lucky enough to...