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Feb 19 2021 11:03AM
The International Criminal Court recent ruling on Israel/Palestine - a major step towards accountability and justice for Palestinians and Israelis: an explainer

By Rebecca Nguyen, Amnesty UK's Crisis and Tactical campaigner What is the International Criminal Court (ICC)? Established in 2002, the ICC is a permanent court that can investigate and prosecute people suspected of committing genocide...

Feb 12 2021 2:20PM
Voices from the frontline

In the midst of a drawn-out winter of gloom and isolation, we are all running a little low on hope. And one would be forgiven for thinking that a new report from Amnesty and its partners, in which Human Rights Defenders across the...

Feb 10 2021 7:36PM
Why did UK government and Tory majority parliamentarians block prevention of genocide clause to Trade Bill?

On 19 January and 9 February, ministers and Tory majority parliamentarians repeatedly blocked the prevention of genocide clause to the Trade Bill. What is the origin of the clause? Why is it significant? Why did the UK government and...

Feb 2 2021 12:53PM
10 human rights stories you may have missed since the beginning of the year

By Rebecca Nguyen, AIUK Crisis and Tactical campaigner @RebNVT 1. Tunisia: 10 years after the 2011 uprising, the struggle for justice continues amid excessive use of force by the police against protesters In mid-January, protests...

Jan 27 2021 11:14AM
EU-China investment Agreement (CAI) Lacks Reciprocity and EU Continues Disregard for Human Rights

After seven years of negotiations, the EU and China signed the China-EU Comprehensive Agreement on Investment(CAI)at the end of 2020. The EU declared that “CAI will help rebalance the trade and investment relations between the EU and...