Mar 7 2017 4:27PM
Inspirational Women's Day
Amnesty International’s theme for International Women’s Day this year is Human Rights Defenders. We are focussing on those women who often put themselves in great danger...
Nov 8 2016 11:20AM
That MoU with the Chinese companies…
With the news that the Scottish Government’s Memorandum of Understanding with two Chinese companies may have fallen through, it’s a good time to reflect on what lessons c...
May 3 2016 5:30PM
Scotland's manifestos - how do they compare on human rights?
By Paul Daly, Advocacy and Activism Officer, Scotland With polling day for the 2016 Scottish elections just a couple of days away, most of us are looking forward to it al...
Jun 9 2015 12:24PM
After the fantastic #MarRef result in Ireland, it’s time for another referendum…
“You feel like a criminal. I am a law-abiding citizen and I felt like I was committing a crime, like I was smuggling drugs across the border.” Cerys, who travelled to Eng...
Jan 21 2015 11:47AM
Jailed for a miscarriage - our urgent action to free Guadalupe
Update: 9am, 22 January 2015 Last night, the Salvadorean parliament voted in favour of Guadalupe's pardon. Guadalupe won, by just one vote . This is is fantastic news, an...
Feb 27 2013 5:55PM
Forced Eviction by Lagos State in Nigeria
“The police said if we went back into the house they were going to shoot us.” Friday Ogunyemi woke up on Saturday 23 February 2013 oblivious to the fact that he and his f...
Dec 11 2012 1:12PM
EU-funded housing may result in racial segregation in Serbia
Good news: In direct response to this campaign, the EU Mission in Serbia has made a public statement of their opposition to the resettlement of Roma into racially segrega...
Jul 3 2012 2:56PM
Over 600 homes bulldozed in Port Harcourt, Nigeria despite a court injunction - take action
“Everything is gone. My documents, my money. I’m in these clothes since [they demolished]. We’re sleeping there, by our house. Me, my wife and my 3 children. My wife is h...