Cause for some celebration then, that none of them will be going to jail? A bullet dodged, a tragedy averted, a happy ending? Well, not really.
Amnesty International UK director since 2000. Regular commentator on a range of human rights issues in the written and broadcast media.
Solitary confinement, a string of official accusations made against her ahead of an unfair trial, the recurrent denial of medical treatment – Nazanin has been subjected to a battery of abuses
14/01/2019 16:17 GMT
The women leading the fight against patriarchy and the persecution and violence that comes with it continue to come under attack at an alarming rate
14/12/2018 10:48 GMT
We are now in uncharted waters. The conviction of peaceful protesters on this excessive charge will send shivers down the spine of anyone who cares about the right to protest in our country.
10/12/2018 13:09 GMT
The Gangs Matrix Perpetuates The Overrepresentation Of Black Men In Our Justice System - It Must Be Overhauled
Police must judge people on their criminal actions, not on their associations
09/05/2018 13:46 BST
Heaping praise on Saudi Arabia for its supposed reforms is a foreign policy based on deliberate omission
06/03/2018 17:28 GMT
Unfair and restrictive UK laws are keeping refugee children separated from their families
25/02/2018 21:43 GMT
We mustn’t trade away our principles in our eagerness to sign new deals
22/02/2018 10:41 GMT
It’s time for these women’s mountain-moving work to be recognised and celebrated
05/12/2017 16:03 GMT
It can’t simply be turned off
20/11/2017 14:01 GMT
Sex Workers Have the Right to Be Free From Violence, Abuse, and Discrimination - Just Like Anyone Else
Essentially today, we are acknowledging that sex workers have the right to be free from violence, abuse, and discrimination. Just like anyone else. To accompany the policy's launch, we have also published four new reports looking at the plight of sex workers in Argentina, Hong Kong, Norway and Papua New Guinea. Overall the reports come to the same conclusion. Governments must do much more to protect sex workers from abuse. And criminalisation of sex work contributes to the denial and abuse of their human rights.
26/05/2016 12:36 BST