November 2013 (5)
Nov 30 2013 7:17PM
Has the Palestinian Authority abandoned victims and their quest for accountability?

One year ago, the UN General Assembly voted to recognize Palestinian statehood. In the year since then, the Palestinian leadership has taken no statesmanlike steps. It has not signed any UN treaties that would protect human rights, or...

Nov 29 2013 11:20AM
Zimbabwe: good news comes in threes

They say good news comes in threes, so I wanted to share just that with you from our friends in Zimbabwe. Human rights lawyer acquitted On Wednesday, Beatrice Mtetwa was found not guilty of ‘obstructing the course of justice’. Beatrice...

Nov 27 2013 12:00PM
Syria: justice or immunity as a step towards transition?

One of the current pre-conditions of the Syrian Opposition Coalition (SOC) is that key personnel within the regimes political, military and security structures need to be removed from positions of power for any credible transitional...

Nov 25 2013 5:57PM
From tweets to grenade attacks: violence against women takes many forms

Last night I saw a tweet from journalist Laurie Penny which made me do a double-take: Ppl creating accounts to send me pics of naked women being hung with the words 'It could be you. Imagine people wanking over that.' #sunday — Laurie...

Nov 7 2013 12:59PM
We speak out because we can

One of the best things about working for Amnesty is our bloomin’ amazing activists. Whether we’re dressing up as grim reapers to protest at Cameron's stance on Sri Lanka or busting some serious moves in York town centre to celebrate...