Skip to main content
Amnesty International UK
Log in
Jul 10 2024 3:24PM
Reflections on the DfE Draft Relationship and Sex Education Guidance from our Youth Collective

Highlighting the issues raised by the 2024 RSHE consultation - which attacks children’s right to education, and the rights of LGBT students - and encouraging you to stand alongside Amnesty UK against it.

Jun 27 2024 12:07PM
Gender-based Violence and Homelessness by Gabriela Quevedo

Gabriela Quevedo from Latin American Women’s Aid (LAWA) explains the challenges and opportunities for supporting Black and minoritised survivors of violence – who struggle to obtain support and justice from public authorities

Jun 26 2024 12:37PM
Women's Rights & Foreign Policy by Baroness Helic

Foreign policy should protect women’s rights as a core part of human rights and international law. This, says Conservative peer Baroness Helic, is part of the route to security and prosperity for Britain.

Jun 26 2024 12:37PM
International Courts - A Force For Order And Justice by Lord Garnier

Lawyer and parliamentarian Lord Garnier traces the story of Europe’s Human Rights Convention and Court. He warns critics that moving away from it would create a massive headache for any UK prime minister – and leave us all worse off.

Jun 26 2024 12:37PM
The Right To Protest - Beyond Just Stop Oil by Irina Von Wiese

Liberal Democrat Irina von Wiese, a lawyer and civil rights activist, says the new government must reverse the creeping erosion of human rights in recent legislation and restore the right to protest in the UK.

Jun 26 2024 12:37PM
Developing A China Strategy by Benedict Rogers

Benedict Rogers - human rights activist, co-founder & chief executive of Hong Kong Watch, co-founder & deputy chair of the Conservative Party Human Rights Commission - argues that UK Gov needs a clear & consistent China strategy.

Jun 26 2024 12:34PM
Out Of The Wilderness by Francesca Klug

Francesca Klug, visiting professor at LSE Human Rights, asks if we stand at a watershed moment for human rights in the UK.

Jun 26 2024 12:24PM
Designing Out Homelessness by Sharon Thompson

Deputy Leader of Birmingham City Council and Deputy Mayor of West Midlands Combined Authority, Sharon Thompson experienced homelessness as a teenager. She tells the incoming government to implement an effective housing strategy.

Jun 26 2024 12:08PM
The Insecure World of the Gig Economy and Improving Workers’ Rights by Riz Hussain

TUC Anti–Racism Officer Riz Hussain explains the harsh and insecure world of the gig economy and suggests solutions to improve workers’ rights.

Jun 26 2024 10:43AM
Preventing Mass Atrocity by Baroness Helena Kennedy

Renowned lawyer and human rights activist Baroness Helena Kennedy calls for the UK government to use the ‘loudest and clearest voice’ on the global stage to prevent mass atrocity violence.

Jun 20 2024 9:00AM
“From playing for fun to building a movement”: Khalida Popal on football as a platform for women’s rights in Afghanistan

Khalida Popal started a movement for women’s rights through football in Afghanistan. After the Taliban returned to Kabul in 2021, she helped evacuate 500 players and their families. In Europe, she knows that racist anti-immigrant rheto

Mar 16 2024 9:00AM
"No one should be left behind" - Anoosheh 2 years after Evin Prison release

Anoosheh Ashoori returned home to his family 2 years ago, on the 16th March 2022, after being unjustly imprisoned in Evin Prison, Iran. This is why he's still fighting to free all unjustly imprisoned British nationals abroad.

Mar 13 2024 10:40AM
This Isn't Drama, It's Real Life

Our Before Our Eyes short film was based on the real life story of people who experience homelessness and struggle to survive in temporary accommodation. This blog tells the real story of 'Charlotte', our consultant for the project.

Dec 21 2023 11:54AM
Help Free My Brother

British national, Alaa, has been wrongly imprisoned in Egypt since 2021, having already spent time behind bars. His sister Sanaa is desperate for the British authorities to act now to help free Alaa. Here she explains her experience.

Sep 3 2023 8:00AM
The one thing you need to know about the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

It's simple: the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) protects us all. We all want a society where our families are protected by the law. No matter our postcode, where we come from or what we look like, in the UK the ECHR...

Aug 30 2023 7:00AM
From Darkness to Light - Hope for Syria's Disappeared

Ahmad Helmi, human rights defender, survivor & manager of Ta'afi, writes on the historic win at the United Nations to find the 100'000+ missing Syrians since 2011 for International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances 2023

Aug 3 2023 10:44AM
6 Human Rights Wins so far in 2023

Our fight to protect human rights for us all is growing strong. And we’re just getting started. Here are 6 human rights wins in the past 6 months.

Jul 17 2023 1:21PM
A glimpse into the daily reality of Palestinian life under apartheid

We recently took a Parliamentary delegation to the occupied West Bank and Israel. Our visit gave us a glimpse into the daily reality of Palestinian life under the Israeli authorities' racist system of apartheid.

Jul 2 2023 8:00AM
Honoring Sarina Esmailzadeh, Iranian protester and YouTube creator, on her 17th Birthday

Who was Sarina Esmailzadeh? She was a brave, creative & inspiring young woman, who on 2 July 2023 would turn 17th. But on September 21 2022, she was tragically killed at the hands of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s security forces.

Jun 16 2023 2:14PM
Beyond Borders: A courageous journey from Eritrea to the UK

As the UK is set to bring together world leaders to act on sexual violence in conflict the government must be transparent about the double standards towards victims.