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...
Feb 9 2017 7:38PM
UPDATE: Hamid Ahmadi's execution has been stayed!
UPDATE - 14/02/2017 We have just learned that Hamid Ahmadi’s execution has been stayed. The authorities have informed his family that they have stopped all plans to execu...
Jan 26 2017 5:54PM
Demand that Theresa May raises human rights with President Trump
It’s been a rollercoaster of a week. It was never going to be otherwise. As Donald Trump fulfils some of his manifesto promises and tramples over the rights of people aro...
Jan 26 2017 4:49PM
Does writing to your MP actually work?
Would it surprise you to know that politicians are considered less trustworthy than journalists and estate agents? In its annual survey of trusted professions, Ipsos MORI...
Dec 22 2016 5:02PM
33 Reasons to be positive about 2016
You could be forgiven for joining many others in writing off 2016 as a terrible year, but, before you do, we would like to make a case to the contrary. Did you know, this...
Dec 7 2016 3:17PM
The ethical Christmas gift guide 2016
By Georgie White, our online retail manager. ‘Ethical shopping’ has come a long way in the last few years. No longer purely the realm of the most conscientious consumers,...
Sep 20 2016 5:28PM
Say it loud, say it clear: refugees are welcome here
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Sep 6 2016 5:47PM
What do you want to say to Theresa May?
Update: This action is now closed. More than 2,000 of you sent us your placard slogans – here are just a few of them. It’s been a year since the shocking image of little...
Jun 30 2016 3:46PM
Three ways you can stand against hate
In the last few days, reports of hate crimes in the UK have increased. We stand against hate no matter the source and no matter who is targeted. We’ve launched a campaign...
May 26 2016 10:42AM
Protecting the human rights of sex workers
By Kerry Moscogiuri, Amnesty UK Director of Supporter Campaigning and Communications Sex workers are daughters, mothers, sisters and wives. They are husbands, fathers, so...
May 20 2016 2:36PM
“I will never stop” – a mother’s campaign to free her son in Iran
Iranian spiritual teacher and prisoner of conscience Mohammad Ali Taheri has been in pre-trial solitary confinement for five years, and has launched over a dozen hunger s...
Apr 20 2016 5:27PM
Game of Thrones: Five ways fact is worse than fiction
[Spoiler alert: reveals plot lines up to season five.] SPRING IS COMING. And at long last, so is the sixth season of Game of Thrones – a programme talked about as much fo...
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