Participants learn about the rights to liberty and protection from arbitrary arrest and detention. They begin by considering their own attitude to losing these rights, then by considering the real case of Mohamed Baker, before taking action to call for his release from detention.
This activity examines the right to freedom of expression and relates it to the participants’ lives, using the real case of Zhang Zhan.
Participants will learn about law enforcement, the role of the police during protests in Mexico, and the specific violence that women and girls experience. They will find out what the police are allowed to do under human rights law, specifically when policing assemblies. They will explore what can...
who defend territory, land and environmental rights, how they are often criminalized for their work, and specifically how this criminalization takes place in Guatemala. These issues are explained through the case of Bernardo Caal Xol.
The activity examines the right to a fair trial using real cases of violations of this right. In the second part of the activity, participants can write a letter to protest on behalf of Mikita Zalatarou and show solidarity with him.
Participants learn about human rights and enforced disappearance through the story of Ciham, a 15-year-old girl from Eritrea. As part of the activity, participants are encouraged to write a letter of support behalf of Ciham and show solidarity with her.
Amnesty International thanks the Commission of Inquiry for its vital work since 2016. As the continuing grave violations it has documented demonstrate, a handful of symbolic gestures cannot compensate for the deeper, more durable reforms required to meaningfully improve the human rights situation...
Joint oral statement from Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch during the interactive dialogue with the independent international fact-finding mission on Venezuela at the 48th regular session of the UN Human Rights Council.
Russia: Siberian shaman who marched against Putin is indefinitely confined to a psychiatric hospital
Shamen confined to mental institute indefinitely
Current parliamentary session is an opportunity to make significant changes to improve human rights protection Gambia Press Union recorded more than 15 assaults on media professionals in the past four years Despite Gambian President Adama Barrow’s pledge to reform the country nearly five years ago,...
The National Assembly debuted its third ordinary session in 2021 on 6 September and is expected to be in session until 30 September. This session is a rare opportunity to make significant changes before the presidential election in December. After President Adama Barrow assumed power following the...
Governments and businesses must unite in action to prevent further bloodshed amid deepening humanitarian catastrophe in Myanmar
Oral statement delivered by Amnesty International during the interactive dialogue on the report of the High Commissioner on the situation of human rights in Myanmar at the 48th session of the UN Human Rights Council.