Internet and social media crackdowns are rising as political regimes and cultures that do not embrace freedom of expression are becoming increasingly threatened by the power of social media to spread news and influence public opinion.
Can’t face the bother of catching a flight and would rather a weekend getaway or mini-break close to home? Why not consider one of these human rights hotspots.
As part of our collaboration with Everpress to launch 50 limited edition T-shirt designs to raise awareness of the evils of censorship, we caught up with artist and activist Thierry Noir.
Palestinians have been fighting for their basic rights for 70 years - ever since Israel destroyed their homes and forced them to flee. This has to change.
At a time when the notoriously secretive state may be open to dialogue and senior officials are willing to talk about big issues such as nuclear weapons, could there be a permanent shift for North Korea?
Human Rights Defenders like Azza Soliman fight for equality in Egypt. However there’s a long way to go in the fight for women’s rights due to the increased criminalisation of feminists.
From Swedish rappers to the refugee crisis – here are some films to keep you entertained and informed this Easter.
Written by Georgie White, Amnesty's online retail manager. Fairtrade Fortnight started over 20 years ago in the UK, with the aim of raising awareness of the rights of farmers and producers around the world. It was highly successful and...
By Sakris Kupila. This blog first appeared on The Huffington Post. Imagine if you had to be diagnosed with a ‘mental disorder’ and go through forced sterilisation before the country you lived in would legally recognise you as the...
The cowardly and despicable attack on a Save the Children office in Afghanistan will not stop the incredible and vital work they do for young people.
We will continue to campaign until Raif Badawi and all prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia are released.