Baby Whitney and 9-year-old Harry are the latest victims of a growing brutal trend: they were abducted and murdered for their body parts, because they were born with albinism.
Thousands more people are at risk of being hunted for their bones and body parts, to be used in witchcraft. Call on the government to protect them.
There is a near-total ban on abortion in Northern Ireland, even in cases of rape, incest and fatal foetal abnormality. Women face life imprisonment for a health service freely provided on the NHS everywhere else in the UK. This Victorian-era law must be brought into the 21st century.
Fleeing war and persecution, people are forced to take grave risks, often in the hands of people smugglers – all in the hope of finding a safe place to be a family again. It doesn’t have to be this way. Tell the UK government to help refugees travel safely to be reunited with their families.
Iranian filmmaker Hossein Rajabian’s debut documentary has landed him with a six-year prison sentence. It's about women's right to divorce. He and two musicians were tortured into 'confessions' and convicted in a trial that lasted just three minutes. Tell Iran to drop the charges.
If you live in Northern Ireland, are you ready for the upcoming election? Do you know where your candidates stand on human rights? Will they protect the Human Rights Act? Vote for marriage equality? Work to reform the abortion law? Deliver justice for Troubles victims and abuse survivors? Use our simple form to get in touch with them to find out.
Where do the electoral candidates in your area stand when it comes human rights? Ahead of the 5 May election let them know that you’d like them to speak out for rights – and call on them to sign our pledge.
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Find out where they stand when it comes to rights issues like welcoming refugees, saving the Human Rights Act, and making sure that they will use their voice to speak up for rights on the international stage.
76-year-old Kamal Foroughi is British-Iranian man serving an eight-year prison sentence for charges of espionage and alcohol possession after an unfair trial.
Kamal has been given only limited access to legal advice and contact with his family, who live in the UK. Meanwhile, his health could be at risk. Call for access to medical treatment for Kamal.
Allegations that Vodafone is giving GCHQ access to their networks for mass surveillance. Or that BT is facilitating drone strikes in Yemen. When UK companies are suspected of causing or contributing to human rights abuses, the government is refusing the investigate complaints against them. Sign the petition to make this change.
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