Amnesty in Action

“Every human being deserves to be given a fair go” - Watch


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Bangladesh: Death penalty will not bring justice for independence war crimes

30 October 2014
Leading opposition figure death sentence will not bring justice to war victims.

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Countries urge El Salvador to change repressive abortion laws

29 October 2014
El Salvador under pressure from nine countries at the United Nations.


Reyhaneh Jabbari executed in Tehran

26 October 2014
Reyhaneh Jabbari's execution after a flawed investigation and trial is an affront to justice.

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Vegetables © Flickr / Gunnar Magnusson

Five ways to be an ethical consumer

27 October 2014
Changing the world starts with you. Here are five ways to be an ethical consumer.

Movie clapper © Flickr / Ilya Sedykh

Watch list: picks for a human rights movie marathon

17 October 2014
Looking for some movies to watch this Spring? Check out our list.

Violence against women and girls is still a major problem around the world © AFP / Aref Karimi

Six awesome organisations working for gender equality

17 October 2014
We look at six organisations working to empower women and girls around the world.

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What's on

Activist Arts Festival

Where: Carlton, VIC
When: Saturday 15 November, 12:30 pm

Beneath the Blindfold: film screening

Where: Melbourne, VIC
When: Thursday 20 November, 6 pm

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Sculpture of a twisted gun – signifying disarmament – in the peace garden outside the UN HQ in New York, USA, August 2011 © Dan Nguy

Good news: Arms Trade Treaty to take effect in December

Protection against the poorly regulated global arms trade just took a giant leap forward.

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