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Dec 13 2016 2:46PM
Living in colour: life as a humanitarian nurse and campaigner for refugees
In her mid-50s Alison Criado-Perez transformed her life. She returned to nursing, joined Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and began working in humanitarian crises around th...
Dec 12 2016 4:17PM
Peng Ming, Life and Death of a Political Prisoner in China
Peng Ming, China Development Union founder & veteran pro-democracy activist, was sentenced to 18 months of reeducation through labor in 1999. In 2001, he escaped from Chi...
Dec 9 2016 2:48PM
Madeleine Moon MP celebrates Human Rights Day by taking action in support of Ilham Tohti
Every year Human Rights Day, which commemorates the adoption of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights, reminds us of how important universal rights are. For everyo...
Dec 8 2016 5:18PM
Amnesty International's Parliamentary Reception for Human Rights Day
Yesterday, we were once again thrilled to be able to mark Human Rights Day with our annual Parliamentary Reception in the Speaker’s House of Westminster Palaces. Minister...
Dec 8 2016 3:55PM
If you think Rillington Place is creepy, try Belarus. Or Saudi Arabia …
My TV-watching days are long gone, so I must admit I haven’t been watching the BBC serial killer drama Rillington Place . But nevertheless, I’ve heard a fair bit about it...