One our Words That Burn poets, Patrick Cash, writes about what led him to set up the Spoken Word London night, an open-mic verbatim poetry night in East London. As well as the launch of the Anti-Hate Anthology from the groups poets.
The Little Rebels Award for Radical Children’s Fiction has just opened its doors for 2018 submissions. The Award has always taken special note of stories which engage children directly with specific human rights, sometimes in unusual
When Rochelle Ritchie reported the death threats she had received on Twitter, the platform did nothing. Twitter need to understand that violence and abuse online can manifest into violence and abuse offline.
Prisoners under sentence of death around the world are often subjected to the cruellest conditions of detention. In many cases, they are kept in strict isolation, lack access to necessary medications and live with the constant anxiety...
Gun violence is a global human rights issue. Governments have a legal obligation to protect the right to life, and therefore a responsibility to protect people from firearm violence. We have to remind them of this by demanding reform.
Written by Chiara Liguori, Policy Adviser on Environment and Human Rights at Amnesty International It has taken hundreds of heat-related deaths across the northern hemisphere for climate change to make global headlines. In Japan, at le...
We Shall Fight Until We Win is a graphic novel anthology marking the centenary since the Representation of the People Act. It tells the stories of lesser known women who fought and are still fighting for equal rights.
Tuesday 13 July marked the first anniversary of the death of Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo. His good friend, the writer Yedu, reflects on the legacy of one of China’s most prominent human rights and democracy advocates.
By Graham Minter, Country Coordinator for Peru and Paraguay, Amnesty International UK If you are reading this, chances are you have, like me, taken actions to defend human rights. We are both human rights defenders. If, like me, you li...
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?