April 2013 (4)
Apr 30 2013 3:57PM
Tackling rape as a weapon of war

Human rights breakthroughs are like buses, you wait ages for one… We’d barely recovered from the excitement of the Arms Trade Treaty vote at the United Nations on 2 April, when on 11 April, Foreign Secretary William Hague and the 7...

Apr 19 2013 5:02PM
Good news! Indian Supreme Court hands decision on Vedanta mine to Indigenous community

Our Business and Human Rights Advisor Paul Eagle reflects on a landmark ruling by the India Supreme Court which puts the decision about whether or not Vedanta can open a mine into the hands of the local Indigenous community. After many...

Apr 10 2013 5:55PM
Women’s rights in Afghanistan – let’s take action!

Creative campaigning that gets results – a guide for activists Your actions are at the heart of Amnesty campaign successes. It’s your amazingly creative activism and events and the hours you put in meeting your MPs and gathering...

Apr 2 2013 4:50PM
Congratulations, you've made history

I am pinching myself because I can hardly believe it is finally time to write these words, but for the first time ever (excuse the shouting): THE WORLD HAS GOT AN ARMS TRADE TREATY!! [cue lots of jumping around, yelping and hugging]...