MSP praise for Amnesty

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lothians Labour MSP Kezia Dugdale has hailed the “excellent” work of Amnesty International at this year’s Festival.

In a motion to the Scottish Parliament, she says events such as Stand Up For Freedom, the Comics versus Critics football match, Amnesty’s imprisoned writers series and the Amnesty International Freedom of Expression Award, which this year received a record entry, are excellent means of celebrating and promoting freedom of expression.

The motion also congratulates Amnesty on 50 years of relentlessly campaigning for human rights across the world.