Mar 21 2017 10:54AM
Special Resolution C2(S) - To amend the Articles of Association - Cessation of Membership on Bankrupcy
This blog is by Stuart Hathaway, individual member of Amnesty UK This special resolution asks members to agree to amending the current Articles of Association (the compan...
Mar 21 2017 10:48AM
Special Resolution C1(S) – Nominations for Elections at the Annual General Meeting
This blog is from Ruth Breddal Chair, Amnesty International UK Section Like many Special Resolutions, the text of C1(S) needs some explanation. The background note in the...
Jun 15 2016 1:31PM
Wear yellow on Sunday for peace in Congo
This blog is written by Vava Tampa, a native of Congo and founder of the London based campaign group Save the Congo!. He is the Coordinator of #YellowSunday The Democrati...
Dec 31 2015 3:43PM
Thank you for everything in 2015
We have a lot of work to do in 2016, but for now we thought it'd be nice to reflect back on what we've achieved together in 2015. From campaigning successfully for the re...
May 27 2015 3:12PM
If you do one thing on 14 June go to see The Look of Silence
In 2013 I wrote enthusiastically that you should go and watch The Act of Killing – an extraordinary documentary that asked members of Indonesia’s ‘death squads’ to re-ena...
Sep 13 2013 5:38PM
Our six step plan to end the humanitarian crisis in Syria
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Aug 29 2013 3:34PM
Military intervention in Syria: The human rights perspective
As America, the UK, France and Turkey debate whether or not to take military action in Syria, many of you have asked us to say if we are for or against it. You have deman...
Aug 21 2013 2:35PM
What Amnesty is doing on Egypt, and why
It was early in the morning of 14 August when Mohamed ( 1 ) heard the warning. He was taking part in the Rabaa al-Adawiya sit-in to protest against the ousting of Preside...
Jul 19 2013 2:17PM
Raisa Radchenko: Grandmother. Anti-corruption campaigner. Enforced psychiatric patient.
70-year-old Raisa Radchenko is being held in a psychiatric hospital in Ukraine and forcibly given treatment. She has no history of mental illness, but she does have a lon...
Jun 27 2013 12:09PM
The Act of Killing. You need to see this film.
To say I came to The Act of Killing with high expectations would be an understatement. With two of my all-time favourite filmmakers on board as Executive Producers (Werne...
Apr 12 2013 1:24PM
Papua New Guinea: Help release women held captive, accused of 'sorcery'
Last week police stood by and watched as Helen Rumbali, a women's rights advocate and former school teacher accused of sorcery, was beheaded in front of her community in...
Mar 19 2013 3:13PM
Save lives and protect human rights - sign up for the Urgent Action Network today
In 1973 Tracy Ulltveit-Moe launched the first ever Urgent Action, on behalf of Professor Luis Rossi. Forty years on, press play to listen to her explain how she came up w...
Mar 18 2013 10:22AM
You speak, they listen! The government responds to your actions on the Arms Trade Treaty
For the past few weeks, as world leaders prepared to meet for talks to agree the world’s first international treaty to control the arms trade, thousands of you have been...
Mar 15 2013 4:31PM
Two years of tragedy - help us build hope for Syria
‘I heard my daughter Amani call her little brother and then I don’t remember anything. I don’t know how long I lay under the rubble before I was pulled out….The bodies of...
Feb 21 2013 11:00AM
Pussy Riot one year on - still imprisoned, still defiant
Pussy Riot had only been in existence for four months when, a year ago today, some of the group’s members walked through the doors of Moscow’s main Orthodox Cathedral. Th...
Jan 29 2013 2:50PM
Live Q&A with Gael Garcia Bernal - star of Oscar-nominated NO
Chile, 1988. Rene Saavedra is a successful advertising executive making campaigns for soft drinks and microwaves. He is about to become a fundamental part of one of the m...
Nov 5 2012 10:49AM
Teachers locked up after calling for a strike - tell Bahrain to drop the charges
‘Mama’s tears are heartbreaking…563 days were hard…5 years a nightmare’ – Mahdi ‘Issa Mahdi Abu Dheeb’s daughter responds to him receiving a five year sentence on appeal...
Nov 1 2012 11:11AM
Voice your support for Jacqueline - sentenced to life in prison aged 16
Had your letter to Jacqueline returned? Please re-send it, ensuring you include B47331 after Jacqueline's name and provide a return address. If you'd prefer not to give y...
Aug 31 2012 12:01PM
Stop the execution spree in Gambia
This text action is now closed and we have sent all names received to the Gambian authorities. However, you can email the Gambian authorities directly. Take action: end t...
Aug 23 2012 4:24PM
Help stop the horror in Syria - support our evidence-gathering work
Update Wednesday 19 September Donatella has just returned from Syria where, in parts of the Idlib and North Hama regions, she again witnessed indiscriminate bombing of ci...
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