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May 25 2018 4:20PM
A moment to celebrate the undeniable wonder of family life
As half-term kicks off, people across the country will be spending it with family. But there are also many refugee families who are separated by the UK's cruel immigration restrictions.
May 23 2018 12:37PM
Saudi women arrested for driving - not cars, but human rights change
Women in Saudi Arabia will finally be able to drive legally in June 2018. But in a cruel twist, several of the women's human rights defenders who led the campaign have been arrested.
May 21 2018 6:48PM
The work of the Scotland office
The Amnesty Scotland office was founded by Ruth Adler who was employed as the Scottish Development Officer in 1991. Befitting the new location, the Scotland Office launch in 1992 centred on a Burns Night Supper. A scholar and passionat...
May 21 2018 10:22AM
London: 29th anniversary of the Tiananmen massacre vigil
On Sunday the 3th of June, 7pm-9pm, we will gather outside the Chinese Embassy in London to hold a candlelight vigil commemorating victims of the Tiananmen Massacre in 1989. Protestors will mark the names of known victims of the massac...
May 17 2018 11:31AM
Homophobia, transphobia, and biphobia belong in the trash, let’s work together to bin it
Dr Senthorun Raj is the Secretary of Amnesty UK LGBTI Network and Lecturer in Law at Keele University. Today marks the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia (IDAHOTB) . May 17 th commemorates a human rights tu...