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Blogs from Amnesty UK's Anti death penalty project.

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Mar 19 2019 3:53PM
The Death Penalty in Britain
Let me make my position crystal clear upfront - I believe the death penalty is never justified and I’m thankful to live in a country with an independent justice system where it has long-since been abolished. But I’m never complacent in...

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Welcome to our priority campaigns blog, with the latest news and more indepth analysis of our bigger campaigns.

Our priorities change as human rights changes around the world, and right now we're focusing on our Stop Torture, My Body, My Rights, and Save the Human Rights Act campaigns. But you'll also find comments and updates on our work on Syria, LGBTI rights and human rights abuses by corporate companies.

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Mar 13 2019 10:14AM
It's time to act on refugee family reunion
If we want to give refugees the best chance to rebuild their lives and contribute to our society, reuniting people with those they love isn’t just humane. It’s common sense.
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Feb 21 2019 11:05AM
Vietnam’s human rights record in 2019
Vietnam has not improved its human rights record since 2014, according to the UN. What's gone wrong and what can be done?

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Find out more about how artists lend their voice to help Amnesty defend human rights and express what it mans to be human.

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Feb 6 2019 11:09AM
Spoken Word London's Anti-Hate Anthology
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One our Words That Burn poets, Patrick Cash, writes about what led him to set up the Spoken Word London night, an open-mic verbatim poetry night in East London. As well as the launch of the Anti-Hate Anthology from the groups poets.

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It's still illegal to be lesbian, gay, transexual or intersex in too many countries around the world.

As Amnesty's LGBTI Network, we're working for a world where who you love isn't used as an excuse to discriminate against you. We're all human and all equal!

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Jan 27 2019 1:02PM
Remembering the Holocaust: The murder of LGBTI people is not yet history
By Maria Munir. Maria is a human rights defender and LGBTI Network Committee Member. Content warning: mentions of murder, anti-Semitism, racism, ableism, homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia Six million. That’s the first thing that of...