The Death Penalty: A Case Study of State-Funded Slaughter

In the UK, the death penalty was banned in 1965. Now a distant memory of a more brutal past, it rightly remains relegated to the pages of history books. However, in many countries across the world, including the United States of America - a nation that prides itself on its supposed forward-thinking nature – capital... Continue Reading →

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Exeter University Fresher’s Week September 2013 – What’s going on (so far!)…

Freshers week: 16th-22nd September 2013 Tuesday 17th: 'Get involved with Campaigning and Volunteering' -- Collaborative event with other volunteering and campaign societies Afternoon tea 2-5pm at Queens Cafe Thursday 19th: Film screening with an informal debate/discussion (and cake!) in Queens Building, LT1 Saturday 21st: Exmouth Beach Trip (meet 11am at Cornwall House) Sunday 22nd: Freshers Fair  Contact exeterhumanrightsupdate@gmail.com... Continue Reading →

Amnesty International Society take to the Forum to petition for Women’s Rights in Afghanistan!

Twas the 5th December, and Exeter University campus was full of Christmas cheer, tinsel… and Amnesty demonstrators?Last Wednesday, a group of keen human rights defenders descended on the Forum to highlight the issue of women’s rights in Afghanistan. Bearing placards of solidarity, members of Exeter Amnesty International society petitioned fellow students, asking the UK’s ambassador... Continue Reading →

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