2020 (19)
Jul 2 2020 9:27AM
Why the UK needs to challenge Israel's annexation of the West Bank

Once again, the Israeli authorities are demonstrating their complete disregard for international law. The UK government has condemned Israel's plans to illegally annex parts of the occupied West Bank, but it needs to urgently match...

Jul 1 2020 12:54PM
Why the UK needs to challenge Israe'ls plans to annex the West Bank

Once again, the Israeli authorities are demonstrating their complete disregard for international law. The UK government has condemned Israel's plans to annex the West Bank, but it needs to urgently match fine words with effective...

Jul 1 2020 12:52PM
Why the UK needs to challenge Israe'ls plans to annex the West Bank

Once again, the Israeli authorities are demonstrating their complete disregard for international law. The UK government has condemned Israel's plans to annex the West Bank, but it needs to urgently match fine words with effective...

Jun 23 2020 1:20PM
10 human rights stories you may have missed during lockdown

We published a first version of this blog in April. This new post covers 10 human rights developments which took place in May and June 2020. It is of course non-exhaustive. 1. Nigeria: children are the first victims of the conflict...

Jun 12 2020 12:19PM
The Welcome Cinema

The Welcome Cinema + Kitchen brings together people from all walks of life – refugees, asylum seekers and the general public – to share food, culture and stories.

Jun 3 2020 5:16PM
TripAdvisor’s attitude to racism & injustice is ‘Palestinian Lives Don’t Matter’

By Kristyan Benedict - @KreaseChan Over recent days, we’ve seen numerous major companies around the world issuing statements of support for the Black Lives Matter protests. In truth, many feel hollow - paying lip-service to the issues...

May 28 2020 11:15AM
10 human rights stories you may have missed during the COVID-19 crisis

The coronavirus outbreak has pretty much dominated our daily lives. Here's 10 important human rights stories that have affected millions of people but you might have missed.

May 26 2020 4:30PM
Rise Up

We have now finished our third Rise Up session, and with one to go it’s fair to say it has been my favourite weekend so far. No cliché meant but it gets better every time!

May 18 2020 7:11PM
Syrian Torture Trial in Koblenz, Germany - Part 1

Mansour Omari, a Syrian human rights defender, gives a personal account of the first day of a historic Syrian torture trial in Koblenz, Germany.

May 14 2020 3:54PM
Why the UK needs to challenge Israel's plans to annex the West Bank

Trump's dismal deal Since the April 2019 elections and until recently, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his main rival Benny Gantz had been unable to form a governing coalition, leaving Israeli politics in an unprecedented...

May 14 2020 3:54PM
These are not the choices doctors should have to make.

Author and Amnesty Ambassador Sita Brahmachari writes about the migrant experience during the coronavirus pandemic

May 2 2020 9:23PM
Syrian Torture Trial in Koblenz, Germany - Part 2

Part 2 of Mansour Omari's deeply personal account of the Syria torture trial in Koblenz, Germany.

Apr 24 2020 8:34AM
Saudi Arabia wants to do this deal with the Premier League as a PR tool to help cover up its abysmal human rights record.

It may not be for Amnesty to say who owns a football club, and it should not be for fans to shoulder the blame, but we can try to break the spell of sportswashing if we decide to speak out.

Apr 14 2020 3:01PM
Syrian Torture Trial in Koblenz, Germany - Part 3

I wondered what his victims felt hearing his voice. Was it too penetrating? Did it throw them back to that time and place when they heard it for the first time?

Apr 7 2020 1:23PM
Lebanon’s two million refugees face a potential coronavirus catastrophe
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Lebanon’s two million refugees face a potential coronavirus catastrophe The coronavirus pandemic is difficult enough for most people, whatever their circumstances. But what does “stay at home” mean when you can’t go back to your home...

Mar 27 2020 4:44PM
Syria: Death by coronavirus - the latest fate awaiting Syrians
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As the coronavirus pandemic sweeps across the world, urgent action needs to be taken to save the lives of untold numbers of at-risk Syrians.

Mar 26 2020 3:07PM
Israel-Palestine: COVID-19 intensifies the humanitarian crisis for Palestinians
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Given the rapid spread of coronavirus around the world, there could be a humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza if urgent action is not taken. Or, to be more accurate, there could be an intensification of an existing humanitarian emergency...

Mar 12 2020 9:49AM
Getting girls talking about coerced marriage

Mashiyath Qurashy, part of our Rise Up programme, discusses her campaign to raise awareness about coerced marriage in her community.