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Jul 1 2019 11:48AM
Cycle Against Torture
This is a guest post from Moira Dunworth, a member of the Edinburgh group of Freedom from Torture. Freedom from Torture is the only UK-based human rights organisation dedicated to the treatment and rehabilitation of torture survivors....
Jun 27 2019 11:59AM
Fifty years after Stonewall riots: Pride, protest and a hunger for equality
To mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall riots this weekend, Amnesty Scotland are sharing this blog post written by Caroline Courtney , who works as a digital campaigner at the Amnesty International Secretariat. Fifty years ag...
Jun 25 2019 4:38PM
Women’s safety is a political issue, not a private matter
After neighbours call the police after an argument between PM-hopeful Boris Johnson and Carrie Symonds, is privacy a political issue? When it comes to ending violence against women, there are no secrets, and no closed doors.
Jun 24 2019 1:57PM
10 things you didn’t know about Amnesty International’s Global Youth Collective
Our Global Youth Collective comprises of 15 innovative youth leaders and staff members from across Amnesty International’s movement. They work across five continents to bring thought leadership and youth perspectives to all aspects of...
Jun 17 2019 11:45AM
Children should be empowered and protected, not silenced and side lined
Holly Shorey, 20, is Vice Chair of Amnesty International UK’s Children’s Human Rights Network (CHRN) Committee. Holly is determined to make children’s rights a reality, and to prove that young people really are the leaders of today. Ch...