Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers are often scapegoated by politicians and the media for a whole range of problems. We want to dispel these exploitative myths and work to create a fair and effective system.
We also help protect the most vulnerable migrants and refugees from being abused by their employers, traffickers and smugglers.
The Human Rights Act is a powerful tool. It brings home fundamental, universal rights we all have as human beings, and allows us to challenge authorities if they violate them.
Attacked by some, misreported by others and misunderstood by many – it’s time to spread the message that human rights matter.
We defend people who have been or are at risk of being denied their human rights and stand beside those who defend rights.
People like you have sent appeals to authorities and messages of hope to those denied their rights for 54 years. You've helped free political prisoners, stop death sentences and prevent torture. Who needs your help right now?
Last year alone, over 607 people were executed by their government. Many more executions were carried out in secret - including unknown numbers of state-sponsored deaths in China and North Korea.
The death penalty is the ultimate denial of human rights, which is why we're working for an end to its use - everywhere.
Free speech is the right to say whatever you like about whatever you like, whenever you like, right? Wrong.
Free speech is one of our most important rights and one of the most misunderstood. Use your free speech to speak out for those that are denied theirs. But use it responsibly, it is a powerful thing.
All over the world people just like you are being tortured right now. Imagine being beaten, electrocuted, having your face cut, having your fingernails pulled out.
We are in the grip of a global crisis and we need your help to stop torture and make two-faced governments stick to their promises.
The Gulf Kingdom has one of the worst human rights records in the world. Torture, public execution, discrimination, intolerance for free speech, possible war crimes in Yemen – and the list could go on. Dozens of activists remain behind bars, simply for exercising their right to freedom of expression and assembly.
Your government knows a lot about you. It's likely that they are storing your private emails, calls, internet searches, locations, and more. The UK is one of the main culprits.
We have a right to privacy and free speech, which mass surveillance violates. In the wrong hands, our sensitive information can be used against us, and endanger our lives.
Being able to make our own decisions about our health, body and sexual life is a basic human right.
Yet all over the world, people are bullied, discriminated against and arrested, simply for making choices about their bodies and their lives. Join us in defending sexual and reproductive rights for all.
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