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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...
Jul 30 2019 12:01AM
Why I cancelled Obliterated
​ ​ ​ Blog by Ahmed Masoud , writer, director and academic based in the UK Growing up in the Gaza Strip, I saw many buildings bombed by Israeli warplanes. There were always two sounds: the first of missile metal hitting the building. T...
Jul 20 2019 2:44PM
If rights can’t be enforced, are they really rights?
Blog by Lisa Incledon, Children's Network Committee Member In the 30 th year of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, we are asking UK government to make sure that rights are real for all children. Convention on the Rights of the...