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From local Amnesty members to government ministers, and human rights defenders to fundraising stars. Our guest bloggers cover all angles of our work and what it means to defend human rights.

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Sep 14 2017 2:48PM
3 powerful human rights films to look out for this Autumn
Our top picks of the human rights-related films to look out for this autumn, featuring the story of an undocumented immigrant family in Mexico, a look at the life of Winnie Mandela, and fresh perspectives on Canada's Charter of Rights.

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Digital Engagement Specialist, Amnesty UK

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Sep 6 2017 4:00PM
Act now: Palestinian activist arrested after Facebook post
UPDATE 10 September 2017 - Issa Amro has been released on bail by the Palestinian authorities. More to follow. UPDATE 7 September 2017 - In a closed hearing today, the He...

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I'm the Government Relations Manager at Amnesty UK. Previously, I worked at Islamic Relief UK and Shelter, and as a Parliamentary Researcher for an MP.

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Sep 6 2017 11:00AM
Leaving not losing – rights, freedoms and equalities in the Brexit bill
Britain is withdrawing from the EU and we must ensure the hard-won rights people enjoy today will be the same on the day we leave.
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Sep 6 2017 10:19AM
Campaigning to free Kamal Foroughi, the longest imprisoned EU citizen in Iran
Written by Daren Nair, Amnesty International UK activist. On 3 September 2017, British grandfather Kamal Foroughi turned 78 years old. This was his 2,315th day behind bar...
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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?