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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...
Aug 27 2019 1:37PM
Wednesday 21 August
Imprisoned Writers: In a Desperate Situation - Curated by Scottish PEN The title of today’s session takes its inspiration from the last line of Daphne Caruana Galizia's final blogpost , published the day she was killed. Every day aroun...