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2021 (7)
Mar 11 2021 2:05PM
Syria 10 Years On - Assad’s Pyrrhic Victory

Syria’s human rights community is not just petitioning and protesting against atrocities; they’re also hunting down torturers and war criminals.

Mar 11 2021 2:05PM
Napier Barracks: no place for people seeking asylum

Last September, the government turned the disused Napier barracks just outside Folkestone into accommodation for people seeking asylum and housed 400 people there - even though conditions at the barracks were totally unsuitable.

Mar 6 2021 5:59PM
Friends & Families of Syria’s Disappeared Develop a Roadmap for Justice

Kristyan Benedict - @KreaseChan In the autumn of 2019, Syrian survivors of torture and familes of those still missing, gathered in rural Holland to work on what would become, nearly 18 months later, the Truth and Justice Charter. I...

Feb 19 2021 11:03AM
The International Criminal Court ruling on Israel-Palestine: an explainer

By Rebecca Nguyen, Amnesty UK's Crisis and Tactical campaigner What is the International Criminal Court (ICC)? Established in 2002, the ICC is a permanent court that can investigate and prosecute people suspected of committing genocide...

Feb 12 2021 2:20PM
Voices from the frontline

In the midst of a drawn-out winter of gloom and isolation, we are all running a little low on hope. And one would be forgiven for thinking that a new report from Amnesty and its partners, in which Human Rights Defenders across the...

Feb 2 2021 12:53PM
10 human rights stories you may have missed since the beginning of the year

By Rebecca Nguyen, AIUK Crisis and Tactical campaigner @RebNVT 1. Tunisia: 10 years after the 2011 uprising, the struggle for justice continues amid excessive use of force by the police against protesters In mid-January, protests...

Jan 4 2021 4:04PM
Write For Rights 2020

Over 110,000 of you used your power as part of Write for Rights 2020 to stand up and seek justice and freedom for some amazing people. Whether signing petitions, writing letters or emailing authorities - your actions have been heard...