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2022 (12)
Jun 9 2022 9:00AM
Dire day for refugees and all who care about justice

Wherever we come from, we all have the right to be safe. But, Priti Patel and the government don't think so. On 28th June, the UK's interpretation of the definition of a refugee and the rights to which every person who is a refugee is...

Jun 4 2022 10:22PM
Tiananmen Square: Four things you should know

It's thirty three years on since the Tiananmen Square crackdown in China. Hundreds if not thousands of people were killed, and tens of thousands were arrested – simply for peacefully calling for reform and an end to corruption.

May 30 2022 9:00AM
5 Ways Humanity Won This Year (So Far)

As Amnesty marks 61 years of working to defend people wherever justice, freedom, truth, and dignity are denied, we celebrate just some of the ways our movement has made change in 2022 (so far)

May 18 2022 10:24AM
The Human Rights Act Should Stay

Amnesty International UK Director Sacha Deshmukh's article for The Times on Thursday May 12 2022. The Human Rights Act should stay: current plans to strip it down leave the UK at risk of joining the authoritarian club.

May 14 2022 1:38PM
The Tadamon Massacre - Six Minutes that Shocked a Nation

By Mansour Omari I'm recovering from a stroke. My doctors said they didn't know the cause, but undoubtedly the stresses of surviving Assad's torture machine and continuing to campaign for justice are contributing factors. The doctors...

May 4 2022 11:00AM
The new UK-Israel trade deal must not ignore Israeli apartheid

The UK-Israel trade deal should not depend on ignoring human rights abuses and apartheid. The UK should use its leverage in trade negotiations to enhance and protect Palestinian rights.

Apr 14 2022 12:02PM
"Football saved my life" - Afghan refugee tells how football helped her flee her country

Sebrayah - Captain of the Afghan Women’s National Development Football Team - had to flee to the UK from Afghanistan when the Taliban seized power last year with her team.

Mar 23 2022 11:43AM
Under Apartheid - Hello from Gaza

By Aya Al-Ghazzawi Growing up in Gaza My realisation of my suffocating surroundings in Gaza began when I was maybe four years old. I used to hear my dad discussing politics with our relatives. I didn't understand everything they were...

Mar 21 2022 11:04AM
Can YOU ask your MP to vote to support all refugees?  

Over 3 million people have fled Ukraine in just over three weeks, seeking safety and refuge in neighbouring countries and beyond. The conflict and its destructive consequences have opened many people’s eyes to what it means to be a...

Feb 24 2022 10:00AM
5 reasons to get involved with the Human Rights Act Consultation

Written by Tom Southerden The UK government is running a consultation on plans to scrap the Human Rights Act and replace it with a Bill of Rights. We are concerned that the proposals would severely weaken rights protections in the UK...

Feb 8 2022 2:21PM
Breaking Down Apartheid
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Written by Amnesty UK's Racial Justice Lead, Ilyas Nagdee. Staying neutral is not an option The late Bishop Desmond Tutu is quoted as saying, “If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”...

Jan 13 2022 10:32AM
Reflections on the Syrian Torture Trial in Koblenz

By Mansour Omari "Whoever has succumbed to torture can no longer feel at home in the world." German prosecutors quoted these words from Holocaust survivor Jean Améry to introduce their closing argument in Koblenz, at the trial of Anwar...