We've made it to the end of Semester One! Thanks to everybody who's been involved this semester. Whether you've come to meetings, campaigns, ceilidh's, or conferences, it's been lovely seeing new faces and working together to defend Human Rights. Before we head off home for the holidays, here are a few of the highlights from … Continue reading End of Semester Wrap-up
Hi all! First of all, I wanted to let you know that tomorrow is the Transgender Day of Remembrance. Please take time to honour those who have experienced violence, and lost their lives to Transphobia. We stand in solidarity with trans people. Secondly, we do have an event coming up tomorrow evening to raise money … Continue reading Scottish Activist Conference 2017
Hi everyone! Welcome to the relaunch of our site following a wee hiatus. This is just a Welcome post to help you get to know the committee and some of our goals for the year ahead! In March 2017 we elected our committee for the year! Congrats (again) to the following: Co-Presidents: Jordan McGuire, Raphael … Continue reading Get to know Amnesty 2017/18
Hi Amnesteam! As some of you may already be aware, we held our AGM tonight and elected our committee for next year. Exciting times! We've also made a c0uple of changes to our structure to allow everyone to feel a little less pressure in the running of the society. So, without further ado, your new … Continue reading AGM and New Committee!
Edinburgh amnesteam are home! It was a long journey, believe us, but definitely worthwhile. The second day of student conference was just as exciting as the first. We kicked things off with a plenary from Amnesty UK's refugee and migrant rights programme director, Steve Symonds. We saw that, while the focus in recent years has … Continue reading Student Conference: Sunday