Written by Huw Jones, Country Co-ordinator -The Philippines “Our mission will never, in truth, be completed because the moment we stop fighting is the moment that tyrants regain their foothold. The moment we let our fire die out is the...
I am the Economic Affairs Programme Director at Amnesty International UK. My expertise includes business impacts on human rights, international standards applicable to companies, and the civil and criminal liability of corporations. I have written of a number of business and human rights publications and I am a frequent media commentator.
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.
I am a practising barrister who leads Amnesty International UK’s strategic litigation. Areas of expertise include the application of international human rights law in the UK, counter-terrorism, access to justice, privacy law, and Brexit and human rights. In 2018, I helped lead the first successful case (on mass surveillance) against the UK security services. I am the author of several Amnesty reports and a frequent media commentator. Follow me @rachelrlogan.
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.
We have continued to take action to raise awareness of the discrimination against the Ahmadiyyah Muslims in Pakistan.
I am a member of the Children's Human Rights Network.
The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states that all human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights.