By Kristyan Benedict - @KreaseChan Over recent days, we’ve seen numerous major companies around the world issuing statements of support for the Black Lives Matter protests. In truth, many feel hollow - paying lip-service to the issues...
The coronavirus outbreak has pretty much dominated our daily lives. Here's 10 important human rights stories that have affected millions of people but you might have missed.
We have now finished our third Rise Up session, and with one to go it’s fair to say it has been my favourite weekend so far. No cliché meant but it gets better every time!
Mansour Omari, a Syrian human rights defender, gives a personal account of the first day of a historic Syrian torture trial in Koblenz, Germany.
Trump's dismal deal Since the April 2019 elections and until recently, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and his main rival Benny Gantz had been unable to form a governing coalition, leaving Israeli politics in an unprecedented...
Author and Amnesty Ambassador Sita Brahmachari writes about the migrant experience during the coronavirus pandemic
Part 2 of Mansour Omari's deeply personal account of the Syria torture trial in Koblenz, Germany.
It may not be for Amnesty to say who owns a football club, and it should not be for fans to shoulder the blame, but we can try to break the spell of sportswashing if we decide to speak out.
I wondered what his victims felt hearing his voice. Was it too penetrating? Did it throw them back to that time and place when they heard it for the first time?
Mashiyath Qurashy, part of our Rise Up programme, discusses her campaign to raise awareness about coerced marriage in her community.
Kristyan Benedict - @KreaseChan “Make sure my phone is always charged in case Islam calls me” - that’s what Ahmad Helmi told his mother when she visited him in prison. Islam Dabbas was Ahmad’s best friend. His companion from boyhood...
A handful of Syrian activists, despite unimaginable personal trauma, are fighting for justice for Syria. Because without justice there can never be peace.
On Friday 20 September, millions of people will be out on the streets all around the world to demand action on climate change from their leaders. Here’s everything you need to know about the climate strikes.
Amnesty International chief, Kumi Naidoo, writes to 25,000 headteachers urging them to ‘neither prevent nor punish’ pupils from taking part in the global days of strikes. His letter comes ahead of the biggest wave of global climate.
Blog by Ahmed Masoud, writer, director and academic based in the UK Growing up in the Gaza Strip, I saw many buildings bombed by Israeli warplanes. There were always two sounds: the first of missile metal hitting the building. The...
The inside story of how Cambridge Analytica misused Facebook data to manipulate voters in the US election is told in “The Great Hack” – a new Netflix documentary out today.