2016 has been a tough year for all those who care about democracy and human rights, and for all those who want to see more tolerant, open and inclusive societies. This is why I urge you to do your bit, and to participate in Amnesty International’s Write for Rights campaign this month.
Oleg Sentsov, Ukrainian film-maker, illegally imprisoned in RussiaRead more
Sadly, we are seeing democracy and human rights under attack around the world. In Europe and the United States nationalist and xenophobic groups call the progressive commitment to our fundamental values into question, whilst authoritarian governments around the world see their rhetoric as an opportunity to do as they please in order to suppress opposition and freedom of expression.