May 17 2018 10:44AM
Five LGBTI activists to look out for
Here are 5 brilliant lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, transgender and intersex activists (LGBTI) who are making waves while taking a stand for their rights.
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.
Apr 20 2018 4:26PM
Justice for Marielle Franco, assassinated for defending human rights
On Wednesday 14 March 2018, Brazil was shocked by the brutal assassination, in Rio de Janeiro, of councilwoman 38-year-old Marielle Franco.
Apr 5 2018 11:30AM
Freeing Nazanin - how we've persevered
Daren Nair, Amnesty International activist, gives an update on the great work his group are doing to #FreeNazanin.
Mar 30 2018 9:55AM
Why the Trans rights movement is done waiting
By Lesly Lila, campaigner on gender, sexuality and identity at Amnesty International On 31 March activists celebrate International Transgender Day of Visibility , a day for everyone to show support with trans people and activists. Spea...
Mar 21 2018 1:35PM
Meet Masud
The Ahmadiyya community of Pakistan face prejudice, discrimination and attacks. It is illegal for them to practise their religion.
Mar 21 2018 1:11PM
Indonesia is failing the Ahmadiyya community
In Indonesia several laws restrict religious freedom. The government must act now.
Mar 21 2018 1:07PM
Child Refugees in Calais
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Despite the demolition of the infamous ‘Jungle’ camp in Calais, and the media’s sudden silence, this footage shows the ongoing reality for people stuck in refugee camps.
Mar 21 2018 12:47PM
The potential of British citizenship
There are thousands of undocumented children around the UK. Each one with the potential to do great things. The stability of citizenship and a status in the UK allows them to achieve that.
Mar 2 2018 4:08PM
Amnesty colleagues behind bars in Turkey for championing human rights
By Stefan Simanowitz A month ago, Hatice Kılıç and her three daughters waited outside Şakran prison beneath a dark sky. The temperature was close to freezing, but they did not feel the cold. All their attention was focused on those met...
Mar 1 2018 12:16PM
Protecting children’s rights in humanitarian crises
2018 is predicted to be the worst for humanitarian crises since World War II. In such times, leaders need to keep in mind protecting the rights of children everywhere when looking to solve crises across the world.
Feb 26 2018 4:06PM
The bullying trend
Bullying in schools is getting worse – and it’s being ignored. Schools need to make stopping this cause of severe childhood trauma a priority.
Feb 26 2018 10:33AM
Child marriage is never acceptable – no matter the circumstance.
A law passed in Bangladesh allows for child marriage in “special circumstances”. This is completely unacceptable and harmful to the lives of girls.
Feb 23 2018 4:38PM
Syria's Children: a Generation without Education
The children of Syria are having their childhood’s stolen, and their rights to education and basic needs obliterated. The international community needs to do more.
Feb 23 2018 3:56PM
Gross violation of the right to life in Syria
Days have become a living nightmare for many Syrian children. It is imperative that we, as global citizens, act immediately.
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 14 2018 11:45AM
The legacy of the Suffragettes
It’s 100 years since the first women in Britain were given the right to vote. Sally Nicholl’s, whose novel for young adults is about young suffrage campaigners, asks whether things have changed for those still fighting for equality.
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...
Feb 7 2018 3:42PM
Israeli ill-treatment of detained Palestinian minors must end
While a lot of attention has been paid worldwide to the plight of jailed Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, her case is sadly not unique. Over 300 Palestinian minors are currently imprisoned by Israel.
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