Mar 16 2017 4:34PM
Last night we won against the Muslim ban  - here’s why we have to keep fighting
Written by Naureen Shah, Amnesty International USA’s Director of National Security and Human Rights Overnight, two courts intervened to temporarily block Trump’s new Musl...
Mar 7 2017 7:02PM
International Women's Day - 7 women who refuse to wait for their rights
If there’s one thing we learned from January’s historic Women’s March, it’s that women are fed up of waiting. More than 3 million people – of all genders – marched worldw...
Mar 2 2017 7:22PM
Good news: Sara Beltran Hernandez has been released!
UPDATE: 2 March 2017 Sara Beltran Hernandez, a 26-year-old mother who fled violence in El Salvador and has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in T...
Mar 1 2017 3:37PM
Trump’s anticipated new Muslim ban is a gross miscalculation
Written by Naureen Shah, Director of National Security and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA. The Trump administration is doubling down on the Muslim ban. The rew...
Jan 26 2017 5:54PM
Demand that Theresa May raises human rights with President Trump
It’s been a rollercoaster of a week. It was never going to be otherwise. As Donald Trump fulfils some of his manifesto promises and tramples over the rights of people aro...
Sep 20 2016 5:28PM
Say it loud, say it clear: refugees are welcome here
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Sep 6 2016 5:47PM
What do you want to say to Theresa May?
Update: This action is now closed. More than 2,000 of you sent us your placard slogans – here are just a few of them. It’s been a year since the shocking image of little...
Jun 3 2016 3:55PM
Five reasons why the EU deal with Turkey is inhumane
One-in-one-out. Not a phrase you ever want to hear, but it must be especially hard to stomach when you’re fleeing your home to escape war, exploitation and persecution. T...
Apr 20 2016 5:27PM
Game of Thrones: Five ways fact is worse than fiction
[Spoiler alert: reveals plot lines up to season five.] SPRING IS COMING. And at long last, so is the sixth season of Game of Thrones – a programme talked about as much fo...
Mar 14 2016 12:00AM
360° Syria: How media activists are shining a light on war crimes
These are no ordinary men you see before you. These are seven of the bravest, most heroic people in all of Syria. And as Syria is just about the most dangerous place in t...
Feb 15 2016 11:25AM
Act now: A solution is possible for refugees in Calais and Dunkirk
'I don’t know if this [making asylum application in France] is possible for me. But even if it’s possible to stay in France, I wouldn’t want it, I want to be with my fami...
Jan 26 2016 6:25PM
Tweet the Greek PM: Don’t leave refugees out in the cold
Update 3 February 2016: Your response has been incredible - thank you. According to our sources on the ground, access has improved considerably and people have been arriv...
Sep 15 2015 11:58AM
Share the ad campaign the government doesn't want you to see
The London Arms Fair is on right now at the ExCel Centre. Supported the UK government, this exclusive four-day expo of deadly weapons and arms has a history of companies...
Sep 3 2015 12:00PM
Tell David Cameron – refugees are welcome
Update 7 September: Due to the huge amount of public pressure , the Prime Minister has bowed to pressure and agreed to accept 20,000 more Syrian refugees over the next fi...
Dec 23 2014 4:50PM
2014: A year of failing to get the joke
Dancing Iranians. Eating sandwiches. Banning puns. Threatening war for a satire. 2014 was the year of less-than-enlightened world leaders failing to find their funny bone...
Dec 21 2014 11:12AM
Six must-see documentaries of 2014
Journalism has always played a vital part in uncovering human rights abuses and corruption around the world. Film is a powerful way to bring these issues to life – it can...
Dec 8 2014 8:52AM
Urgent: Tweet David Cameron asking for more #SanctuaryforSyrians
The bloody conflict in Syria has turned into the world’s worst refugee crisis in a generation. Around 4 million people have fled the country to escape the violence, perse...
Nov 11 2014 3:29PM
Join us for a live discussion with Nadya and Masha of Pussy Riot
This Friday, we’re honoured to have two founding members of the Russian feminist protest art collective Pussy Riot with us to talk about art, activism, Russia, freedom -...
Jul 23 2014 4:19PM
The great social media crackdown
Reading this from North Korea? No? Didn’t think so. The big weird world of the interweb is completely off limits for the average North Korean. In many countries, a blog l...