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1 Human Rights: Amnesty International

2 Amnesty’s Mission statement Amnesty are a campaigning organisation; Their purpose is to protect people wherever justice, fairness, freedom and truth are denied. Amnesty have 2.2 million members worldwide who are passionate about their beliefs and not afraid to take unpopular stands to realise their vision and mission.

3 What do you value? Read over your simple version of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Then fill in your pyramid ranking sheet – discuss your ideas in pairs first. What rights to you value the most?

4 Amnesty’s latest advertising campaign…what impact is this campaign trying to have? Write your thoughts/ discuss in pairs

5 Amnesty: Campaigns Amnesty work on lots of issues. Right now their priority campaigns are Stop Violence Against Women and Terrorism, Security and Human Rights. Can you think of any campaigns that Amnesty may be involved in? Who may they try to help?

6 Overview of Amnesty Whilst you are watching the clip add onto your mind-map facts about Amnesty International and the work they do! Amnesty International

7 Nobel Peace prize Members in 150 countries 1/3 women beaten – work their rights Human rights researchers around the world 1.8 million members Campaign freedom Campaign for fair trials People protesting peacefully for human rights

8 Explain two ways religious people can stand up for justice around the world One way is Another way is Tip Box Amnesty International Martin Luther King Charities Non-violent protestVolunteering Tip Box Amnesty International Martin Luther King Charities Non-violent protestVolunteering

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10 Human Rights abuses in China China has a long history of Human Rights abuses. An estimated 500,000 people are currently enduring detention without charge or trial, and millions are unable to access the legal system. Harassment, surveillance, house arrest, and imprisonment of human rights defenders are on the rise, and censorship of the Internet and other media has grown. Repression of minority groups continues, inlcuding Tibetans and Christians who practice their faith outside of state recognised churches. China remains the leading executioner in the world. Human rights abuses of women in China.

11 What do you think is happening in this picture? Write your thoughts in your book

12 CAPITAL OFFENCES IN CHINA 背叛祖国罪 Sentenced to death for collusion with a foreign state to endanger national sovereignty 阴谋颠覆政府罪 Sentenced to death for plotting to overthrow the Government 阴谋分裂国家罪 Sentenced to death for counterrevolutionary plotting to split the state 策动反边罪 Sentenced to death for instigating defection 策动叛乱罪 Sentenced to death for the counterrevolutionary instigation of a rebellion 投敌叛变罪 Sentenced to death for defection to the enemy 持械聚众叛乱 Sentenced to death for counterrevolutionary armed mass rebellion 故意伤害罪 Sentenced to death for wounding with intent 背叛国家罪 i Sentenced to death for colluding with a foreign state to endanger national sovereignty 分裂国家罪 sentenced to death for endangering national security by plotting to split the state 武装叛乱 暴乱 罪 Sentenced to death for endangering national security by armed rebellion or riot 投敌叛变罪 Sentenced to death for endangering national security by defection to the enemy 间谍罪 Sentenced to death for endangering national security by espionage 为境外窃取, 刺 探,收买,非 法 供国家秘密,情报罪 Sentenced to death for supplying state secrets or intelligence overseas 资敌罪 Sentenced to death for assisting the enemy in wartime 强奸妇女罪 Sentenced to death for rape (of women) 破坏易燃易爆设备罪 sentenced to death for sabotaging combustible and explosive materials 劫持航空器罪 Sentenced to death for hijacking aircraft 非法制造,买卖,运输, 邮寄,储存 枪支,弹药, 爆炸 物罪 Sentenced to death for the illegal manufacture, trade and transport of guns, ammunition or explosives 非法买卖,运输核 材料罪 Sentenced to death for the illegal trade and transport of nuclear materials 盗窃,抢夺枪支,弹药, 爆炸物罪 Sentenced to death for the theft of guns, ammunition or explosives 抢劫枪支,弹药, 爆炸物 罪 Sentenced to death for robbery of guns, ammunition or explosives from state organs 生产,销售假药罪 Sentenced to death For the production or sale of fake medicine 防火罪 Sentenced to death for arson 决水罪 Sentenced to death for breaching dikes 爆炸罪 Sentenced to death for endangering public security by causing explosions 投毒罪 Sentenced to death for endangering public security by spreading poison 以其他危险方法危 害公 共安全罪 Sentenced to death for damaging public safety by dangerous means 破坏交通工具罪 Sentenced to death for sabotaging communications 破坏交通设备罪 Sentenced to death for sabotaging communication equipment 破坏电力设北罪 I Sentenced to death for sabotaging electric power equipment 聚众劫狱罪 Sentenced to death for the counterrevolutionary organisation of a mass prison raid 组织越狱罪 Sentenced to death for the counterrevolutionary organisation of a jailbreak 间谍罪 Sentenced to death for counterrevolutionary espionage 特务罪 Sentenced to death for being a counterrevolutionary special agent 资敌罪 Sentenced to death for counterrevolutionary assistance to the enemy in wartime 反革命破坏罪 Sentenced to death for counterrevolutionary sabotage 反革命杀人罪 Sentenced to death for counterrevolutionary murder 反革命伤人罪 Sentenced to death for counterrevolutionary wounding 生产,销售假药罪 Sentenced to death For the production or sale of fake medicine 生产,销售有毒,有害 食品罪 Sentenced to death for the production or sale of toxic or harmful food products 走私武器,弹药罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling weapons and ammunition 走私核材料罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling nuclear materials 走私假币罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling counterfeit currency 走私文物罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling cultural relics 走私贵重金属罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling precious metals 走私珍贵动物,珍 贵动 物制品罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling rare animals and animal products 走私普通货物,物 品罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling goods 走私普通货物,物 品罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling goods 走私废物罪 Sentenced to death for smuggling solid waste 伪造货币罪 Sentenced to death for counterfeiting currency 集资诈骗罪 Sentenced to death for fraudulently raising funds 票据诈骗罪 Sentenced to death for fraudulent use of financial bills 信用证诈骗罪 Sentenced to death for fraudulent use of letters of credit 虚开增值税专用发 票,用于骗 取出口 退税,抵扣税款发 票罪 Sentenced to death for tax fraud 伪造,出售伪造的 增值税专用发票罪 Sentenced to death for forgery or sale of vat invoices 故意杀人罪 Sentenced to death for intentional homicide ??????????????????? – what is this about?

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15 Akmal Shaikh Execution Akmal Shaikh was a British citizen who was accused of drug smuggling. He was executed in China December 2010 Read the full Newsreport and watch the New clip!

16 Reflection... Watch the following clip and reflect on the numbers mentioned. Think beyond the numbers and imagine every individual human affected by the different issues. Which figures strike or surprise you the most?


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