Tag : amnesty

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

10 months 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

Students sleep rough for charity

4 years ago / 0 comments

Students may spare a few quid for charity every so often, but campaigners have taken their action to a new level by sleeping rough outside the Union. Around twenty students braved the cold on Thursday night as part of an annual sleep-out event to raise awareness of homelessness. The night … Read More

Features | Supporting homosexuality in Uganda

5 years ago / 0 comments

Earlier this year homosexuality was made illegal by Uganda’s government. Elena May-Jones talks to LSi about the impact this is having upon the LGBT community in Uganda and what can be done to support them.   On February 24th 2014, President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda passed the anti-homosexuality law. Human … Read More

News | Spending one night homeless

5 years ago / 0 comments

Sleeping rough is tough for anyone, but students hit the pavement outside the Union this week to raise awareness of homelessness. The sleepout saw students experiencing how tough it is to live on the streets, sleeping rough in cardboard boxes, and other makeshift shelters. The event brought a number of … Read More