Oaklands Amnesty Group

On Thursday, 13 September 2018, Amnesty International UK, CLPE and Newcastle University organised a day conference on Championing Children's Human Rights In Children's Publishing at the Human Rights Action Center, Headquaters of Amnesty International. A few of our students had the privilege of giving the keynote speech on 'The impact of books on young people' as well as being part of the panel discussion, 'What Are children’s rights?'. The panel was Chaired by Kathryn Hollingsworth, Professor of Law at Newcastle University. Sadiha Chowdhury(Year 12) and Sawar Hussain (Year 10) were part of the panel which was made up of Damian Le Bas (Writer and Film Maker), Sarah Hindle (Bindmans LLP) and Sabrina Mahfouz (Poet).