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The Path to 2 Million @Amnesty Followers

@Amnesty is now over 2 million followers strong. Together, we’ve changed lives and freed prisoners. As with the Amnesty movement of the past 55 years, we’ve gotten here by individual…

June 3, 2016

Press Release

EU reckless refugee returns to Turkey illegal

The European Union (EU) must immediately halt plans to return asylum-seekers to Turkey on the false pretence that it is a “safe country” for refugees, said Amnesty International in a…

June 2, 2016


IDAHOT 2016: LGBT Human Rights Around The World

Today, May 17, Amnesty International celebrates International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia. This IDAHOT, Amnesty International condemns the ongoing discrimination, violence, and denial of fundamental human rights faced by…

May 17, 2016

Urgent Action

Georgia: Protect Rights of LGBTI People (UA 61/16)

  The bill which would amend the Constitution introducing a definition of marriage as a union exclusively between a man and a woman, received the endorsement of the Parliament’s Human…

March 17, 2016


3,714,141 Thank Yous!

Amnesty supporters across the world wrote an astonishing 3.7 million letters, messages, emails, tweets and so much more as part of Write for Rights 2015, the global letter-writing marathon.

March 17, 2016


What’s the State of Human Rights Around the World?

In 2015, Amnesty International investigated the human rights situation in 160 countries and territories worldwide. Progress continued in some areas, but many people and communities faced grave human rights abuses.…

February 24, 2016


My Body, My Rights, My Call for Respect

To live, love, and make decisions free from coercion and threat of violence is a human right. Love is a decision that always means respect: for my body, for my…

February 14, 2016