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.
Nov 5 2018 4:47PM
Why is Twitter still not acting when it receives reports of death threats?
When Rochelle Ritchie reported the death threats she had received on Twitter, the platform did nothing. Twitter need to understand that violence and abuse online can manifest into violence and abuse offline.
Oct 31 2018 1:57PM
The Human Rights Act: Still on high alert
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The British Bill of Rights – the replacement for the Human Rights Act 1998 – started off sounding like it might be an opportunity to expand protections and ensure rights, but It quickly became apparent that the idea was a trojan horse....
Oct 31 2018 1:17PM
Peterloo was part of Britain’s long walk to liberty
In cinemas across the UK this week, audiences will watch the story of the Peterloo Massacre retold, recalling the events of 1819 when peaceful protesters in Manchester asking for the vote were attacked by armed soldiers on horseback.
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?
Oct 16 2018 10:31AM
Royal photographer Alexi Lubomirski reveals five top tips for the perfect family photo
Photographer to the stars, Alexi Lubomirski, talks about why our #FamiliesTogether campaign is so important in improving UK law for refugees who have been separated from their families and homes.
Sep 25 2018 1:53PM
Why Sudanese teenager Noura Hussein’s case matters
“Well, we all married at her age what is the problem really?!”, “What do you mean her husband raped her??”, “He is her husband and she should submit to him, this is the whole point of marriage!”, “She killed someone, no matter the reas...
Sep 18 2018 5:30PM
Refugee Family Reunion Bill being blocked by the Government?
Six months ago, MPs voted overwhelmingly to support a Bill to change the restrictive Home Office rules which keep many refugee families separated from those they love.
Aug 29 2018 12:11PM
Good things come in threes
Good news! These last weeks of summer have been exceptional for us, seeing the release of three human rights defenders.
Aug 15 2018 2:02PM
Will you help us side with rights?
Every day, ordinary people stand up for freedom and equality. They speak out for what is right and fair for all of us, but they are in great danger. Will you help us show them, and the world, you're on their side?
Aug 15 2018 1:31PM
Will you help send backup to those who need it?
Every day, ordinary people stand up for freedom and equality: for their communities, for themselves, for you. But they need backup to stay safe. That means they need your voice. Will you join us?
Aug 14 2018 5:03PM
Will you help us defend the defenders?
Every day, ordinary people with extraordinary passion stand up for human rights, they are called human rights defenders. But they are in great danger. So who’s protecting them?
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.
Jun 15 2018 2:19PM
Brexit: The day politicians left our human rights protections behind
Politicians have voted to take away the EU Charter of Rights after Brexit - this is a serious step backwards for human rights in the UK.
Jun 7 2018 4:54PM
It’s time for politicians to vote for human rights
Human rights protections are used daily to defend people’s freedom. Now it’s time for politicians to vote for human rights.
May 25 2018 4:20PM
A moment to celebrate the undeniable wonder of family life
As half-term kicks off, people across the country will be spending it with family. But there are also many refugee families who are separated by the UK's cruel immigration restrictions.
Apr 20 2018 4:59PM
Good News! Mahadine has been released
Thank to everyone who donated in support of your Mahadine appeal. We delighted to tell you the brilliant news that Mahadine has been released and is back with his family.
Apr 14 2018 10:00AM
Syria military intervention: 6 key points to help protect civilians
Several governments have begun military action against Syria. Whatever happens, they must protect civilian life.
Apr 8 2018 4:37PM
After Saydnaya, we'll rebuild
Kristyan Benedict - @KreaseChan I’m in Beirut and my second workshop with the Syrian human right initiative Ta’afi has just wrapped up. As I’m collecting my papers, Ahmad, the head of Ta’afi, which works to resettle and empower newly-r...
Apr 5 2018 11:30AM
Freeing Nazanin - how we've persevered
Daren Nair, Amnesty International activist, gives an update on the great work his group are doing to #FreeNazanin.
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