Kate Allen is the Director of Amnesty International UK. She fronts Amnesty’s campaigns which demand respect for women’s rights, stronger restrictions on the arms trade, the release of all prisoners of conscience, and an end to torture and the death penalty.
The UK is rolling out the red carpet for President Peña Nieto, but his security forces have blood on their hands
02 March 2015 10:09 AM
There’s been a six-fold increase in the number of reported torture cases in the past decade
18 February 2015 03:58 PM
Our series in the run-up to the General Election – 100 days, 100 contributors, but no politicians – continues with the Director of Amnesty International UK
Cameron and Obama may want to ‘destroy’ Isis, but what will they do about the growing number of refugees fleeing Iraq and Syria?
22 September 2014 01:51 PM
So far the West's response to the region's humanitarian crisis has been woeful
11 August 2014 05:03 PM
How many civilians need to die before our dithering government makes a stand?
15 May 2014 02:51 PM
Torture is every bit as disgusting as paedophilia or kidnapping or assault. So why do a third of people think it is 'sometimes necessary'?
30 April 2014 05:21 PM
High-profile journalists are being shot in Pakistan and the government doesn't seem to care. Some say it's because they're responsible
28 January 2014 02:21 PM
It was a swift, well-run project that did something simple and brilliant; it saved lives
22 October 2013 12:49 PM
Our report reveals the extent of unlawful killings in Pakistan
27 September 2013 12:37 PM
Despite public approbation, Sri Lanka’s dreadful human rights legacy lives on
19 June 2013 05:19 PM
Although women and girls are disproportionately affected by conflict, their experiences and instrumental contribution to peace are often overlooked
More Britons believe that multiculturalism makes the country worse - not better, says poll
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Greece crisis: IMF was pushed around by Angela Merkel and Nicholas Sarkozy – and now it is being humiliated
Osborne to cap family benefits at £23,000 – announced ahead of his post-election Budget
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