Amnesty International UK

Amnesty International UK logo

Note: this is the entry for the UK branch of Amnesty International.

Amnesty International UK is the UK branch of Amnesty International, a grassroots organisation working for human rights both in the UK and globally.

Amnesty International UK works on national human rights issues, such as establishing service provision for abortions in Northern Ireland, protecting the Human Rights Act and fighting anti-asylum legislation. Internationally, Amnesty International UK advocates for LGBTQ+ rights, freedom of speech and much more in places including Iran, Palestine, Ukraine and the USA. Regular campaigns include Write for Rights, in which people can write letters to incarcerated people.

How You Can Help

Time: various; from five minutes to several days at a time

Sign local, national and international petitions on Amnesty International UK’s action page or join the Pocket Protest to support campaigns via SMS. You can also get involved with human rights education, take up volunteering opportunities or join a local group of Amnesty supporters, such as a youth group or university society.

Money: various; typically from £4 per month

Join Amnesty International UK as a member from £1-£4 a month (concessionary memberships available), donate on a monthly or one-off basis or start a fundraiser.

Location: based in London; operates nationally

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(This information was updated 08/03/23 and will be checked regularly by the Do Something Directory team. If you notice any mistakes, please let us know.)


Published by Francesca

Author • Founder and Managing Director of the Do Something Directory • Still can't believe MCR reunited.

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