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Jan 25 2019 12:55PM
Putin has given Chechnya free rein to persecute LGBTI people
By Natalia Prilutskaya, Russia Researcher at Amnesty International For the second time in less than two years, a violent homophobic crackdown has left LGBTI people in Chechnya fearing for their lives. Earlier this week the Russian LGBT...
Dec 18 2018 1:37PM
We won’t end gender-based violence without sex workers
Our understanding of gender-based violence is growing. International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (25 November) marks the start of 16 days of activism against gender-based violence
Dec 15 2018 7:17AM
Party Empire: China's Political System and Its Influence on UN’s Human Rights Mechanisms
On Tuesday November 6th, the UN Human Rights Council will review China's human rights record through the third cycle of Universal Periodic Review (UPR). It is an importan t chance to examine the Chinese political system and its influen...
Dec 12 2018 2:02PM
Our 2018 human rights victories!
As we come to the end of 2018 and head into a new year, I want to say thank you for being a human rights champion. I’m so grateful to be facing the future with you. Together, we’ve achieved so much in the last 12 months.
Dec 10 2018 3:16PM
The Deadly Dread
Take action against human rights abuses in Eritrea. Written by Alex Jackson, Country Coordinator for Eritrea.