2018 (9)
Feb 23 2018 3:56PM
Gross violation of the right to life in Syria
Days have become a living nightmare for many Syrian children. It is imperative that we, as global citizens, act immediately.
Feb 22 2018 4:30PM
Fairtrade Fortnight
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...
Feb 14 2018 11:45AM
The legacy of the Suffragettes
It’s 100 years since the first women in Britain were given the right to vote. Sally Nicholl’s, whose novel for young adults is about young suffrage campaigners, asks whether things have changed for those still fighting for equality.
Feb 13 2018 11:03AM
I Am Fighting To Stop Finland Sterilising Trans People
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 per...
Feb 7 2018 3:42PM
Israeli ill-treatment of detained Palestinian minors must end
While a lot of attention has been paid worldwide to the plight of jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, her case is sadly not unique. Over 300 Palestinian minors are currently imprisoned by Israel.
Feb 6 2018 9:44AM
Female Genital Mutilation: more must be done to save lives
On International Day of Zero Tolerance for FGM, Gladys Burini asks why this abhorrent practice still happens, and how governments and people all over the globe must act to protect women and girls.
Jan 25 2018 4:05PM
How receiving letters from thousands of strangers helped me fight for justice for my brother’s murder
By Shackelia Jackson Over the past two months I’ve received more than 6,000 letters, tweets and emails from people across the UK who I’ve never spoken to or met before in my life. Reading them has been overwhelming. Kindness from one s...
Jan 23 2018 12:53PM
9 Films about children’s rights
Written by Vanessa Terschluse and Sena Atici Amnesty campaigns for the protection and respect of children’s rights. It is everyone's responsibility to protect and empower children so that they are healthy, happy and engaged citizens. F...
Jan 20 2018 9:00AM
8 ways we’ve resisted Trump’s attacks on human rights since he was elected
From cruel travel bans to cutting foreign aid, Donald Trump has had quite the busy first year in office. But we’ve been there every step of the way pushing back.