May 1 2018 5:18PM
No consent, no fairytale
Video
Sex without consent is rape. So why do only nine European countries recognise this?
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.
Jan 8 2018 9:49AM
Raif Badawi: Five years a prisoner
We will continue to campaign until Raif Badawi and all prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia are released.
Dec 22 2017 1:20PM
Writing for rights in 2017
“Don’t ever underestimate the power of kindness in your words” Jo Cobley – Young Roots In 2017, over 40,000 of you have performed the kind act of sending a message of hope, of solidarity or just letting someone know they’re not alone....
Sep 2 2017 12:55PM
The cost of courting Libya
It's been two years since little Alan Kurdi's tiny body was found washed up on a beach in Turkey. Did his death prove to be the wake-up call for world leaders to take action that we had hoped?
Apr 11 2017 7:33PM
Theresa May's "Global Britain" - prosperity over peace?
By Lucy Wake, Amnesty Government and Political Relations Manager It’s recess in the hallways of power. A time for MPs to see more of their constituents, or indeed have a well-earned break. Our Prime Minister, however, has taken the opp...
Apr 3 2017 6:48PM
Putting children first
Written by Steve Valdez-Symonds, Programme Director - Refugee and Migrant Rights Today Amnesty International and Student Action for Refugees (STAR) have linked the Home Office and the Department for Education in a giant paper chain of...
Mar 31 2017 6:50PM
Together, we are stronger
By Shackelia Jackson, activist and sister of Nakiea, killed by the Jamaican police in 2014 As a relative of a young man killed by the police in Kingston, Jamaica, many people have asked me how my family copes with the pain, with having...
Feb 9 2017 7:38PM
UPDATE: Hamid Ahmadi's execution has been stayed!
UPDATE - 14/02/2017 We have just learned that Hamid Ahmadi’s execution has been stayed. The authorities have informed his family that they have stopped all plans to execute him. We understand that this development has come about becaus...
Dec 22 2016 5:02PM
33 Reasons to be positive about 2016
You could be forgiven for joining many others in writing off 2016 as a terrible year, but, before you do, we would like to make a case to the contrary. Did you know, this year you helped us free more than 650 people – that’s nearly two...