Today, Amnesty International released its Annual Report for 2014/2015. This is a quick introduction to some of what it says: The report describes the human rights situation in 160 countries. The report concludes that 2014 was a disastrous and devastating year for people living in war and conflict. “We must hope that, looking backward to … Continue reading A quick introduction to Amnesty’s Annual Report 2014/2015
Every year Amnesty Scotland takes a team of volunteers to the streets of the world’s largest annual arts festival to campaign for and celebrate the right to freedom of expression. This year, a couple of us from Edinburgh Uni Amnesty were among these volunteers, and got the chance to help Amnesty Scotland run their events … Continue reading Amnesty at The Edinburgh Festival
Freshers' Week was very busy for us! We the week with a letter writing session, and ran a successful Pussy Riot photo action at our freshers' stall in Pleasance. We also arranged a screening of the Chilean film 'No', which focuses on the 1980 referendum to vote Pinochet out of power. The highlight of the … Continue reading Freshers’ Week 2013!