Football Welcomes Campaign unites football Clubs

Football Welcomes 2018 has kicked off and it’s even bigger than last year.  Over the weekend of 21-22 April, sixty football clubs across the country – from the Premier League to grassroots refugee teams and celebrity fans– laid aside their rivalries and come together to celebrate the contribution refugee players have made, and continue to make, to the beautiful game. More than half of the Premier League football clubs – including Arsenal, Everton, Crystal Palace, Tottenham Hotspur, Newcastle United and Leicester City -took part. They were joined by clubs from…

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New Campaign by Amnesty to deliver hope to people denied human rights

Amnesty International’s flagship annual letter-writing campaign, Write for Rights, launched in the UK at the beginning of this month. Each year, Write for Rights sees millions around the world send messages of solidarity to people facing human rights violations or write letters putting pressure on those in power to stop abuses being committed. Last year, more than 152,000 people across the UK took part in the campaign. During Write for Rights 2017, which will run throughout November and December, people across the UK and around the world will be writing letters,…

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