Jul 26 2018 4:41PM
The rise of social media censorship
Internet and social media crackdowns are rising as political regimes and cultures that do not embrace freedom of expression are becoming increasingly threatened by the power of social media to spread news and influence public opinion.
Jul 20 2018 3:32PM
Your guide to a human rights staycation
Can’t face the bother of catching a flight and would rather a weekend getaway or mini-break close to home? Why not consider one of these human rights hotspots.
Jun 26 2018 4:34PM
It's time for the UK to come clean about torture
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It's time for the UK to come clean about its involvement in torture and rendition during the so-called ‘war on terror’
Jun 21 2018 6:31PM
Thierry Noir on art, fashion and human rights
As part of our collaboration with Everpress to launch 50 limited edition T-shirt designs to raise awareness of the evils of censorship, we caught up with artist and activist Thierry Noir.
Jun 8 2018 12:54PM
Profiting from children's rights
Thousands of children born in the UK are growing up without the British citizenship they are entitled to by law. This is a national scandal which has long gone largely unnoticed. Could that be about to change?
May 16 2018 4:11PM
Why Palestinians risk their lives for their rights
Palestinians have been fighting for their basic rights for 70 years - ever since Israel destroyed their homes and forced them to flee. This has to change.
May 1 2018 5:18PM
No consent, no fairytale
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Sex without consent is rape. So why do only nine European countries recognise this?
Apr 27 2018 2:23PM
North Korea: Is change really around the corner?
At a time when the notoriously secretive state may be open to dialogue and senior officials are willing to talk about big issues such as nuclear weapons, could there be a permanent shift for North Korea?
Apr 24 2018 10:28AM
Egyptian women need our help more than ever
Human Rights Defenders like Azza Soliman fight for equality in Egypt. However there’s a long way to go in the fight for women’s rights due to the increased criminalisation of feminists.
Mar 29 2018 9:49AM
Must-watch documentaries for the long weekend
From Swedish rappers to the refugee crisis – here are some films to keep you entertained and informed this Easter.
Feb 22 2018 4:30PM
Fairtrade Fortnight
Written by Georgie White, Amnesty's online retail manager. Fairtrade Fortnight started over 20 years ago in the UK, with the aim of raising awareness of the rights of farmers and producers around the world. It was highly successful and...
Feb 13 2018 11:03AM
I Am Fighting To Stop Finland Sterilising Trans People
By Sakris Kupila . This blog first appeared on The Huffington Post . Imagine if you had to be diagnosed with a ‘mental disorder’ and go through forced sterilisation before the country you lived in would legally recognise you as the per...
Jan 25 2018 8:45AM
Attacks on NGOs will never be tolerated
The cowardly and despicable attack on a Save the Children office in Afghanistan will not stop the incredible and vital work they do for young people.
Jan 8 2018 9:49AM
Raif Badawi: Five years a prisoner
We will continue to campaign until Raif Badawi and all prisoners of conscience in Saudi Arabia are released.
Dec 20 2017 4:09PM
10 inspiring Instagrammers to follow in 2018
These individuals or groups are challenging the system in their own unique way, and aspiring to change the world for the better.
Dec 13 2017 4:55PM
Defending the Defenders
By Sharmini Varatharajah, Advocacy & Activisim Assistant Volunteer at Amnesty International UK. On 6 th December 2017, we held our annual Parliamentary Reception in the Speaker’s House of Westminster Palaces to mark Human Rights Day ....
Nov 24 2017 2:38PM
Our ethical Christmas gift ideas 2017
No longer purely the realm of the most conscientious consumers or hardcore hippies, Fairtrade can be affordable, fashionable and good for the soul. Here are the best ethical Christmas gifts for 2017.
Nov 20 2017 2:49PM
The Convention on the Rights of the Child: Improving children’s lives
The UN Convention on the Rights of a Child protects young people across the world from harm. Law professor Jonathon Todres explains more.
Nov 7 2017 7:00AM
The UK government has been spying on Amnesty – so we're going to court
By Rachel Logan (Law & Human Rights Programme Director) and Joshua Franco (Researcher/Advisor on Technology & Human Rights) At around 4pm on a Wednesday afternoon in July 2015, a short, one-paragraph e-mail arrived at the offices of Am...
Oct 31 2017 2:04PM
Introducing Write for Rights 2017
by Patrick Cash, an Amnesty International UK volunteer for the Write for Rights Campaign Write for Rights is essentially about using freedom of expression to stand up for the freedom of others. It began with simple greeting cards when,...
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