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Dec 21 2023 11:54AM
Help Free My Brother

British national, Alaa, has been wrongly imprisoned in Egypt since 2021, having already spent time behind bars. His sister Sanaa is desperate for the British authorities to act now to help free Alaa. Here she explains her experience.

Dec 18 2023 1:49PM
Threat to human rights in new Victims and Prisoners Bill

Hidden amongst the Victims and Prisoners Bil is a dangerous removal of Human Rights Act protections from prisoner release decisions. This erodes access to justice rights applying to all

Dec 8 2023 10:50AM
London March For Human Rights at UDHR 75

On Sunday 10 December, Chinese, Hong Kong, Tibetan and Uyghur communities and human rights supporters will fill central London to mark Human Rights Day. We will mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and...

Dec 4 2023 4:30PM
Briefing: United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill

Amnesty welcomes the reconsideration of the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill. The Bill will make a wider range of children’s human rights binding in Scots law, something children and young people have spent over a decade...

Nov 21 2023 9:21AM
Briefing - Crisis in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories

Today (Tuesday) MSPs at Holyrood will debate the crisis in Israel and the Occupied Palestinain Territories. We have published the following brieifng reiterating our calls for an immediate ceasefire by all parties to prevent further...