2018 (12)
Dec 18 2018 2:25PM
Another Home Office scandal

Children as young as 10 are being denied their rights to British citizenship because they are, or might be, assessed by the Home Office not to be of good character

Nov 23 2018 4:17PM
REBELLION – so much more than a cute t-shirt

Our Women's Rights Campaigner, Chiara Capraro talks about the essential role art plays in creating powerful activism, and why the REBELLION t-shirts are so much more than something cool to wear.

Nov 23 2018 1:10PM
Right to be free from rape

Shockingly over 1 in 10 people in the UK think being drunk or on drugs may be an excuse for non-consensual sex. This is not a grey area, if consent is not given, it’s rape.

Nov 9 2018 4:21PM
Excessive heat over deportation helps nobody

If the criminal justice system is to be fair, then it must ensure that nobody is punished more than others for the same offence.

Oct 23 2018 4:21PM
Windrush: Lessons to be Learned

The review set up by the Home Office to learn lessons from the Windrush scandal has closed for receiving written evidence. But will they be learned?

Jul 13 2018 12:16PM
Trump UK visit: Stand up to the misogynist in chief

Eighteen months after taking office, the misogyny of the Trump administration has moved from theory to practice, impacting the lives of millions of women and girls.

Jul 6 2018 5:47PM
Why should trade deals be wrapped in secrecy?

The less the public and Parliament know about trade deals that are being negotiated, the less they are in a position to challenge their likely impacts.

Jul 6 2018 5:47PM
Is the UK government turning a blind eye to torture?

There are hundreds of cases of the British government planning or paying for extraordinary rendition. It's time they stop turning a blind eye to their role in torture and carry out a full, judge-led inquiry.

Jun 8 2018 12:54PM
Profiting from children's rights

Thousands of children born in the UK are growing up without the British citizenship they are entitled to by law. This is a national scandal which has long gone largely unnoticed. Could that be about to change?

Apr 26 2018 10:00AM
Crunch time: the Brexit Bill and human rights

By Rachel Logan, Amnesty UK's Law and Human Rights Programme Director Cards on the table early: Amnesty International takes no position on Brexit. We are interested only in ensuring people’s rights and protections – something the...

Apr 16 2018 5:18PM
Seventy years after Windrush

The Home Office has finally responded to mounting pressure over its disgraceful indifference to Commonwealth citizens, whose lives have been turned upside down several decades after they first settled in the UK. But is it enough?

Apr 16 2018 5:18PM
The Windrush scandal - just the tip of the iceberg

Unless the government faces up to the past, injustices like those suffered by the Windrush generation are certain to be repeated.