Human Rights Or Cultural Imperialism?

This week our Amnesty society decided to take a step back and address the question we are frequently asked – what right do we have to make a judgement or interfere in the way other cultures function? 15 year old Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head by the Taliban on October 9th in north-western Pakistan, whilst... Continue Reading →


Sacred Silence: Pakistan’s Contraversial Blasphemy Laws

Islamabad. Pakistan’s capital city, home to over a million people. And now, the centre of an ongoing controversy that has attracted Pakistani and international condemnation alike. At the time of writing, 14-year-old Rimsha Masih from Pakistan has been arrested, charged and released on bail for a ‘crime’ she may not even have committed. Apart from... Continue Reading →

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