Jun 22 2017 1:50PM
Hate crimes in the UK – the victims’ stories
Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the United Kingdom are attacked and harassed – physically or verbally – because they are perceived as ‘different’. Why? Perh...
Jun 19 2017 10:00PM
Win VIP tickets to Wireless Festival
Festival season is here — and it's one of our favourite times of the year. There's a unique atmosphere of community and positivity at these festivals that's hard to find...
Jun 16 2017 10:00PM
Peanut from Kaiser Chiefs: Why activism is important
Not content with being multi-award winning, number one rock legends — Kaiser Chiefs want to use their worldwide fame to make a positive change in the world. That’s why th...
Jun 14 2017 11:19AM
More in Common: Refugee Week and The Great Get Together
It may feel like there are many things which divide us as a country right now, so what better time to celebrate what we have in common! Over the next two weeks, Amnesty s...
Jun 8 2017 10:00PM
The 50 best protest songs ever
Protest songs have appeared in popular music since before most can remember. From Billie Holiday’s ‘Strange Fruit’ lamenting KKK lynchings back in 1939, through Dylan, ro...
Jun 8 2017 10:00PM
What human rights activists look like
What do you picture when you think of human rights activists? Whatever you might think, the reality of activism is that it comes in all different shapes, faiths, races, g...
Jun 8 2017 10:00PM
The best human rights films
We're lucky to live in a time when documentary makers have an amazing platform to create and broadcast important documentaries on human rights. Film is an incredible way...
Jun 8 2017 10:00PM
5 ways to make a difference right now
Feel powerless after GE 2017? You're not. With a new government it's more important than ever that we press them to protect human rights here and abroad. They're going to...
Jun 6 2017 10:42AM
We Exist
It is two months since reports surfaced in the independent Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta that the Chechen authorities have been detaining, torturing and even killing ga...
May 30 2017 1:03PM
The most powerful tool against repression: educating people about their rights
Written by Krisztina Saroy, an advocate for human rights in West & Central Africa and Amnesty volunteer I could not have dreamt of anything more exciting than meeting for...
May 4 2017 11:14AM
What to watch on Netflix right now
Check out these eight unmissable films about human rights and the people who fight for them - all out on Netflix this Spring. 1. The White Helmets When bombs rain down fr...
Apr 28 2017 12:19PM
How President Trump has threatened human rights in his first 100 days
As Donald Trump’s first 100 days in power come to a close, we’ve rounded up some of the ways he has threatened human rights in the US and around the world. The threat to...
Apr 26 2017 6:23PM
When football welcomed refugees
By Naomi Westland, Press & PR Manager at Amnesty UK Eighty years ago today, when General Franco ordered Nazi planes to drop 22 tons of explosives on Guernica during the S...
Apr 13 2017 6:07PM
Six must-reads on human rights in the wake of President Trump
There’s no shortage of reading material out there for anyone with an interest in how the 45th President of the United States is faring in his new role. In just a couple o...
Apr 12 2017 4:25PM
Amnesty's Digital Product Roadmap
When we launched the new amnesty.org.uk in November 2013 we knew it would never be truly finished. The old cycle of building a website leaving it for five years and build...
Apr 4 2017 4:23PM
New Local Group Websites - Frequently Asked Questions
Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about local group websites. For even more information please download the user guide (PDF). How do I log in to my...
Mar 2 2017 7:22PM
Good news: Sara Beltran Hernandez has been released!
UPDATE: 2 March 2017 Sara Beltran Hernandez, a 26-year-old mother who fled violence in El Salvador and has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in T...
Feb 21 2017 5:08PM
Three years and counting for exercising his right to freedom of speech: Free Leopoldo Lopez
By Graham Minter, Amnesty's Country Coordinator for South America On an exceptionally warm and sunny February day, we gathered outside the Venezuelan Embassy to deliver a...
Feb 20 2017 7:12PM
Five questions the UK government must answer regarding arms to Saudi Arabia
Why does the UK continue to supply weapons to Saudi Arabia - a country accused of such unlawful and devastating airstrikes in Yemen? In response, Ministers continue to ro...
Feb 20 2017 3:49PM
Resisting the ban
On seeing the news on Saturday morning, I couldn’t believe it. Sure, he’d talked about it throughout his election campaign, but Trump’s Executive Order on Friday suddenly...
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