Sep 2 2017 12:55PM
The cost of courting Libya
It's been two years since little Alan Kurdi's tiny body was found washed up on a beach in Turkey. Did his death prove to be the wake-up call for world leaders to take action that we had hoped?
Apr 11 2017 7:33PM
Theresa May's "Global Britain" - prosperity over peace?
By Lucy Wake, Amnesty Government and Political Relations Manager It’s recess in the hallways of power. A time for MPs to see more of their constituents, or indeed have a well-earned break. Our Prime Minister, however, has taken the opp...
Apr 3 2017 6:48PM
Putting children first
Written by Steve Valdez-Symonds, Programme Director - Refugee and Migrant Rights Today Amnesty International and Student Action for Refugees (STAR) have linked the Home Office and the Department for Education in a giant paper chain of...
Mar 31 2017 6:50PM
Together, we are stronger
By Shackelia Jackson, activist and sister of Nakiea, killed by the Jamaican police in 2014 As a relative of a young man killed by the police in Kingston, Jamaica, many people have asked me how my family copes with the pain, with having...
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 roll out the line that the UK has one of the most robust sales proc...
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 execute him. We understand that this development has come about becaus...
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 year you helped us free more than 650 people – that’s nearly two...