June 2016 (3)
Jun 24 2016 5:20PM
This is no time to curse the darkness, we need to get to work
The die is cast; the UK is set to leave the EU. There are many uncertainties and one of them is what all of this means for human rights. During the campaign we witnessed the discourse and debate descend to divisive depths, we saw it ma...
Jun 20 2016 5:38PM
Why Amnesty International's Media Awards are so crucial
Xan Rice is features editor of the New Statesman. He previously worked as a foreign correspondent in Africa for the Times, the Guardian and the Financial Times. His work has appeared in the New Yorker, the Atlantic and Granta. When I s...
Jun 17 2016 1:04PM
Soft toppling - Iran’s latest use of a dual-national as a political pawn
So Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the British woman detained more than two months ago in Iran, separated from her two-year-old daughter and held for weeks in solitary confinement, is… a revolutionary foreign agent apparently hellbent on ov...