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Oct 9 2018 1:53PM
Death penalty cruelty - a stain on governments
Prisoners under sentence of death around the world are often subjected to the cruellest conditions of detention. In many cases, they are kept in strict isolation, lack access to necessary medications and live with the constant anxiety...
Oct 4 2018 4:37PM
Conservative conference 2018: too many leaders not enough rights
This year's Conservative Party Conference saw bid-for-leadership speeches from several of its Party members. There was a lot of 'hot air' but not much expelled on human rights.
Oct 3 2018 4:37PM
We have to fight to achieve our rights
Since March 2017, Amnesty International has spoken to more than 100 women and girls who have fled their homelands, and who are living in camps and flats on the Greek islands or on mainland Greece.
Oct 3 2018 4:19PM
The Gender Recognition Act Government Consultation
Blog by Jennie Joy - Amnesty UK LGBTI Network Committee Member What is the Gender Recognition Act? This legislation from 2004 allows (some) trans people to legally change their gender. While ground-breaking at the time of its implement...
Sep 25 2018 1:53PM
Why Sudanese teenager Noura Hussein’s case matters
“Well, we all married at her age what is the problem really?!”, “What do you mean her husband raped her??”, “He is her husband and she should submit to him, this is the whole point of marriage!”, “She killed someone, no matter the reas...