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Feb 21 2017 5:08PM
Three years and counting for exercising his right to freedom of speech: Free Leopoldo Lopez
By Graham Minter, Amnesty's Country Coordinator for South America On an exceptionally warm and sunny February day, we gathered outside the Venezuelan Embassy to deliver a...
Feb 20 2017 3:49PM
Resisting the ban
On seeing the news on Saturday morning, I couldn’t believe it. Sure, he’d talked about it throughout his election campaign, but Trump’s Executive Order on Friday suddenly...
Feb 20 2017 2:53PM
LGBTI RIGHTS – educating about global dimensions
To celebrate LGBT History Month this February, we have pulled together a list of resources to support educating about the state of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights around the world.
Feb 9 2017 7:38PM
UPDATE: Hamid Ahmadi's execution has been stayed!
UPDATE - 14/02/2017 We have just learned that Hamid Ahmadi’s execution has been stayed. The authorities have informed his family that they have stopped all plans to execu...
Feb 9 2017 5:44PM
Nazanin: A letter to my daughter
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, a British-Iranian charity worker, was at the airport returning to the UK when she was detained by the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and put in an...