Jun 14 2018 11:35PM
'They Rape Everyone': Widespread Use of Sexual Violence in Myanmar

The Myanmar authorities launched a vicious campaign of ethnic cleansing little more than six months ago.

Jun 14 2018 11:13PM
Why we need to talk about caste

Hey! Did you see that article the other day about caste? Shocking right?! Hi! Article about what sorry? What is caste? Caste is a social hierarchy. A very extreme social hierarchy. The caste you are born into decides your job, role in...

Jun 14 2018 2:05AM
From violence to exploitation: Sex trafficking of Rohingya children in Bangladesh

Traffickers are exploiting the women and children living in the refugee camps, coercing them into sex work.

Apr 12 2017 4:25PM
Amnesty's Digital Product Roadmap

When we launched the new amnesty.org.uk in November 2013 we knew it would never be truly finished. The old cycle of building a website leaving it for five years and building another one had been smashed. This site represents a...

Apr 4 2017 4:23PM
New Local Group Websites - Frequently Asked Questions

Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions about local group websites. For even more information please download the user guide (PDF). How do I log in to my website? If you are the designated administrator for your group...

Nov 22 2013 2:13PM
Yorm Bopha released on bail

Yorm Bopha, a Cambodian activist, who was imprisoned on false charges to keep her quiet, has been released after more than 85,000 people signed our global petition including nearly 18,000 from the UK. ‘Thank you to Amnesty...

Oct 1 2013 1:21PM
Help get Soni Sori home

This SMS action is now closed. Thank you to everyone who added their names - we have handed in the petition to the Indian authorities. Already signed our petition? Thank you! Please now share Soni’s story with friends on Twitter or...

Oct 1 2013 1:18PM
Help get Hossein Ronaghi Maleki home

This SMS action is now. Thank you to everyone who added their names - we have now sent the petition to the Iranian authorities. Already signed our petition? Thank you! Please now share Hossein’s story with friends on Twitter or...

Sep 2 2013 2:27PM
Silenced Iranian blogger on hunger strike

Update 5 September: Hossein has ended his hunger strike due to concern over the health of his mother, who had started her own in support. Reports suggest that Hossein is now critically ill. Hossein's hunger strike has brought the world...

Feb 21 2013 1:19PM
Good news: Mao Hengfeng released

Mao Hengfeng, a human rights defender in China, was sentenced to ‘Re-education Through Labour’ on 30 October 2012. It was the latest in a series of detentions dating back to 2004 because of her work standing up for human rights. The...

Jan 25 2013 5:45PM
Brazil: The fishermen in Guanabara Bay

In December 2012, Amnesty International Brazil organised an event alongside the Brazilian Canoe Championships to demand justice for the fishermen of Guanabara Bay. Since 2009 the fishermen of Guanabara Bay, known as the Association of...

Jan 25 2013 5:42PM
Morocco: Young people call for the end of the death penalty

Young Amnesty activists are leading the charge against the death penalty in Morocco and in the rest of the world. Since 2006 they have made remarkable progress in a country where many people believe that the death penalty is a right of...

Dec 11 2012 12:31PM
Secret Santa Comedy Podcast

Our Secret Comedy Podcast returns with four special episodes to celebrate Christmas. listen to ‘Amnesty's Secret Santa Comedy Podcast One - Bob Mills, Kerry Godliman, Joel Dommett, Stewart Francis, Matt Winning’ on Audioboo (function()...

Aug 16 2011 11:12AM
Azerbaijani youth activist to spend birthday behind bars – send a card

Inspired by events in the Middle East and North Africa, 19-year-old Jabbar Savalan used facebook to call for protests against the Azerbaijan government. The next day he was arrested, and later convicted on fabricated drugs charges. He...