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Sep 14 2017 2:48PM
3 powerful human rights films to look out for this Autumn
Our top picks of the human rights-related films to look out for this autumn, featuring the story of an undocumented immigrant family in Mexico, a look at the life of Winnie Mandela, and fresh perspectives on Canada's Charter of Rights.

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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.

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Alongside our letter-writing and actions by our supporters, we work tirelessly behind-the-scenes to make sure our human rights messages get through to those in power.

This is our policy and advocacy team's thoughts on the UK Government's human rights' stance, at home and abroad.

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Sep 6 2017 11:00AM
Leaving not losing – rights, freedoms and equalities in the Brexit bill
Britain is withdrawing from the EU and we must ensure the hard-won rights people enjoy today will be the same on the day we leave.

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Shao Jiang, a former prisoner of conscience for his active role in the 1989 pro-democracy movement, is a committed activist-scholar, who lives and works in exile in London. The academic interests focus on politics and media, social movement, democratisation, feminism, law in PRC and Hong Kong, autonomy & sovereignty & self-determination, international human rights mechanisms, comparative studies on development models and political institutions, theory and practice of Civil Society. Publications include Citizen Publications in China before the Internet (Palgrave, 2015).

 

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Aug 30 2017 11:22AM
London Week 7 Memorial for Liu Xiaobo: Free Liu Xia & All Prisoners of Conscience
30 August is 49 days after the passing of Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia’s missing for 47 days. On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, a demonstratio...

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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.

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

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Aug 18 2017 12:55PM
The Indian government is failing victims of child rape
On average, a child is raped every 155 minutes in India. Police misconduct, lack of effective monitoring, and a culture in which victims are stigmatised, all mean the law is failing to protect children.