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.
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
Putting the guilty to death would be a step backwards for India, and do nothing to address its real problems
03 January 2013 01:20 PM
This tragic case must bring about a sea change in attitudes to womens' rights
13 February 2012 12:00 AM
The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
Land for gas: Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end Ukraine crisis
Woman and two children killed by mob in riots over 'blasphemous' Facebook post in Pakistan
A day in the life of Vladimir Putin: The dictator in his labyrinth
Putin is 'thuggish, dishonest and reckless', says British ambassador to US
Richard Dawkins tweets: 'Date rape is bad, stranger rape is worse'
- 1 Sabina Altynbekova, the girl branded 'too good looking' for volleyball, says social media obsession with her is a 'bit much'
- 2 Disney heiress Abigail disowns her share of family profits in West Bank company
- 3 The secret report that helps Israel hide facts
- 4 Israel's propaganda machine is finally starting to misfire
- 5 'Hello mum, this is going to be hard for you to read ...'
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