Tag : Amnesty International

Northern Ireland: Abortion Is a Medical Issue, Not a Criminal One

1 year ago / 0 comments

Police should have better things to do than raiding offices for abortion pills https://t.co/hLA9WXnWus— eimear ✨ (@eimearod) March 19, 2017 When you think of Northern Ireland, what comes to mind? Is it beautiful scenery, the Titanic, maybe Game of Thrones? Or do you think of archaic, out-dated abortion laws? For ... Read More

Amnesty Demonstrates against Refugee Deaths

3 years ago / 0 comments

Even at a distance on approaching the the Union, signs could clearly be read ’71 people died in this space’ accompanying a small cordoned off area. This display comes as part of a demonstration conducted by LUU Amnesty International society following the tragic deaths of 71 refugees in August of … Read More

Women’s Militia slam ‘Free The Nipple’ campaign

4 years ago / 0 comments

Anonymous group Women’s Militia have struck in LUU. The secret group, who are aiming to take a more radical approach to feminism, have stuck up posters criticising the Free The Nipple campaign in the common room. The campaign, ran by Amnesty International, wanted to ‘normalise the way people view female … Read More

Human Rights Week: the last British national in Guantanamo

6 years ago / 0 comments

Labelled ‘Give a f*ck’, next week is LUU’s first annual Human Rights Week. It is being coordinated by LUU Amnesty International, but there will be daily events organised by different societies. Each day will be assigned a different cause, from economic and social to environmental rights. Oscar Frandsen of Amnesty International talks about … Read More

Human Rights Week: Syria

6 years ago / 0 comments

Labelled ‘Give a f*ck’, next week is LUU’s first annual Human Rights Week. It is being coordinated by LUU Amnesty International, but there will be daily events organised by different societies. Each day will be assigned a different cause, from economic and social to environmental rights. Josh Vuglar of Amnesty International talks about … Read More