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May 1 2018 5:18PM
No consent, no fairytale
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Sex without consent is rape. So why do only nine European countries recognise this?
Apr 27 2018 2:23PM
North Korea: Is change really around the corner?
At a time when the notoriously secretive state may be open to dialogue and senior officials are willing to talk about big issues such as nuclear weapons, could there be a permanent shift for North Korea?
Apr 26 2018 1:21PM
President of Malawi visiting the Scottish Parliament
Scotland and Malawi have a special relationship that dates back hundreds of years to the explorer David Livingston. Thanks to these connections the two countries have well established social, cultural and economic ties. From Scotland w...
Apr 26 2018 10:00AM
Crunch time: the Brexit Bill and human rights
By Rachel Logan, Amnesty UK's Law and Human Rights Programme Director Cards on the table early: Amnesty International takes no position on Brexit. We are interested only in ensuring people’s rights and protections – something the gover...
Apr 24 2018 10:28AM
Egyptian women need our help more than ever
Human Rights Defenders like Azza Soliman fight for equality in Egypt. However there’s a long way to go in the fight for women’s rights due to the increased criminalisation of feminists.