Amnesty 'Power of the Pen' resource now available for KS2&3

Monday, February 24th, 2014

Every year, Amnesty inspires thousands of people to write letters to help stop human rights abuses. These letters hold governments to account, protect lives, and show support to people around the world. Their Power of the Pen resource is now available for key stages 2 and 3. It helps students discover the impact their words […]

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Amnesty Young Reporter Awards

Monday, February 10th, 2014

Alongside their Young Songwriter Awards, Amnesty’s Young Reporter Awards ‘celebrate talented young writers reporting on a human rights issue’. The competition is supported by playwright Tom Stoppard, who believes journalism to be an unrivalled tool to address injustice. ‘Art can change things in the longer term,’ says Stoppard,  ‘but, if you want to change the […]

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Amnesty Young Songwriter Awards: hurry, it closes soon!

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

Over the years, writers and musicians have found inspiration in human rights issues and written powerful protest songs to change the world. Amnesty International is challenging your students to write compelling protest lyrics, or to perform songs highlighting the human rights issues of today. Jerry Dammers of The Specials, and author of Free Nelson Mandela, […]

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