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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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May 17 2019 3:33PM
LGBTI Rights around the world
Today marks the International day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. It is a day recognised across the globe, where people come together and raise awareness of the violation of rights that the LGBTI+ community continue to fa...

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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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May 17 2019 2:23PM
IDAHOBIT Spotlight: Khakan Qureshi, Activist and co-organiser of LGBTIQ+ Intersectionality and Islam Conference
Khakan Qureshi, Activist and co-organiser of LGBTIQ+ Intersectionality and Islam Conference, Pronouns: He/him IDAHOBIT is important to me for a variety of reasons. But the last few months, I feel, encapsulate why we need IDAHOBIT. In F...

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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.

About this blog

Into the ether is the blog of the digital team here at Amnesty International UK.

Our aim is to keep you updated with all our latest digital developments, what we are working on and our plans for the future.

If you have something to tell us just drop us a line

Latest post
Apr 30 2019 4:19PM
The women risking their lives to save the planet
These Amazonian women are risking their lives to protect the world’s largest rainforest, defying huge political and economic interests.