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Oct 19 2017 12:21PM
Taking a Knee
By Elisa Colton, Amnesty Speaker Programme Volunteer. Let me start by saying I'm not usually a sports fan. American sports in particular, with their intricate rules, exci...
Oct 11 2017 3:37PM
Australia's shame - why Europe must not follow its hard-hearted policies on refugees
Naru - 'Island of Despair' The Australian government’s offshore processing system for refugees and asylum-seekers on Nauru and Manus Island is harsh and cruel. Amnesty’s...
Oct 11 2017 9:32AM
International Day of the Girl and the fight for girls' rights across the world
There are 1.1 billion girls in the world, and on International Day of the Girl, we remind ourselves that every one of them deserves equal opportunities for a better future, despite the challenges many face across the world.
Oct 10 2017 1:30PM
Freeing Nazanin - an activist's journey
Written by Daren Nair, Amnesty International activist and member of the Amnesty International Tower Hamlets group. On 4 October 2017, I met my Member of Parliament, Steph...
Oct 4 2017 5:07PM
Home and Away: recommended refugee and migrant stories from around the world
By Mairi Kidd, consultant for education and arts projects. Have you ever read a novel set in a place you know, by an author who knows it less well, and thought, ‘no, that...