About this blog

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.

Latest post
Oct 26 2020 11:32AM
Your voice has power this winter: Write for Rights 2020

Our news cycle can feel overwhelming. With police brutality threatening human rights and divisive politics pulling communities apart, it’s easy to feel powerless. But we’re not - and our movement is proof. Together we've helped over...

About this blog

We're the human rights education team at Amnesty International UK.

 

We'll be blogging on how we can help you connect campaigning to the classroom, bring human rights to life, and other education news. And please ask us questions and let us know what you'd like to see more of!

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Sep 8 2020 12:14PM
Back to School Resources to help teachers and home educators wanting to explore Human Rights Education

We have put together a selection of resources produced by us and other organisations which you can use in your contexts to explore Human Rights Education.

About this blog

This blog is the central hub for information from the Children's Human Rights Network and is updated by volunteers from the Network Committee. Here you will find details of news, actions and events on children's rights.

To sign up to receive emails and updates from the Children's Human Rights Network register or login here, and tick the box to receive communications from the network.

You can contact us by email at childrensnetwork@amnesty.org.uk. You can also find us on facebook and twitter.

Latest post
Aug 28 2020 10:52AM
Parwana Amiri and the power of young voices

The experience of refugees and refugee families arriving in Europe is something most of us will never fully be able to understand. Much of what we hear is so far beyond our experience that it is difficult to fully process what we are...

About this blog

Human rights from a Northern Ireland perspective, from the Amnesty NI team.

Latest post
Jul 31 2020 11:17AM
Unapologetically fabulous: fighting to thrive during a global crisis

Amnesty International Belfast Pride Lecture 2020, delivered online July 30 2020 - Dr Senthorun Raj Lecture text below. Video of lecture and follow-up Q&A, chaired by William Crawley: Fabulous. It’s a word that packs a lot of punch...

About this blog

Amnesty works on almost every country on the planet. Our volunteer country specialists help us keep on top of reports and research about human rights abuses, and this is their take on our work.

Latest post
Jul 22 2020 10:43AM
Evelyn’s innocence heralds a new opportunity for justice

Sheila Royce - Country Coordinator This blog is based on a translation of the original Spanish article published by Erika Guevara Rosas, a human rights lawyer and Amnesty International’s Director for the Americas.