With temperatures plummeting to a chilly 20 degrees this weekend it's the perfect time to snuggle down for a good old human rights film. Obviously. Here are some of our favourites!
With temperatures plummeting to a chilly 20 degrees this weekend its the

The best human rights films

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Nicola Hoolaghan
Every year, hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are the victims of hate crimes. They are perceived to be “different” because of perhaps their religion, sexuality, race, disability or gender identity - or indeed a combination of these.

The abuse people face is utterly appalling, it’s often underreported and when it is reported can sometimes be handled inadequately by the authorities....
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Every year hundreds of thousands of people in the UK are the

Amnesty International UK: Tackling hate crime

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Saif Monir
Luke Courtney
Catherine Noyce
Thank you Refugee Week for sharing AIUK Director Kate Allen's thoughts on what #OurSharedFuture should look like.
Thank you Refugee Week for sharing AIUK Director Kate Allens thoughts on
We asked our political expert to break down what today's Queen's Speech means for us. Here are her six human rights take homes:
We asked our political expert to break down what todays Queens Speech

What does the Queen's Speech mean for human rights?

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Yutaka Uchiyama
Ryan Fleming
Sarah Giannasi
We're proud to support #RefugeeWeek because those in desperate need of safety must always have a home here. Find out about Refugee Week events near you now → [ Amn.st Link ]
Were proud to support RefugeeWeek because those in desperate need of safety
Rita Karwinski
Darren Lawson
Akabogu Chika
Got festival envy? Get one back on your friends by winning two VIP tickets to Wireless Festival - London's ultimate summer festival. All you have to do is fill in a few details. Click below to enter!
Got festival envy Get one back on your friends by winning two

Win tickets to Wireless Festival

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Sana Yusuf - head of our Amnesty International UK Students London groups - summarises today's #actionforchange event.

This afternoon our young activists attended a skill share where they had the chance to win a social media training day with top UK digital agency Jellyfish UK.
Yutaka Uchiyama
This weekend, celebrate the life of Jo Cox MP at The Great Get Together - a national celebration of all that we have in common in this country, supported by #RefugeeWeek. Find your nearest event here.
This weekend celebrate the life of Jo Cox MP at The Great

The Great Get Together

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Gerard Miller
Alistair Campbell
Alistair Campbell
Andrick Astonitas
We're outside the Turkish Embassy demanding that our chair for Turkey, Taner Kılıç, is released from prison. This week he was detained and wrongly charged for associating with terrorists. Find out more and email Turkey demanding his release: [ Amn.st Link ]
Were outside the Turkish Embassy demanding that our chair for Turkey Taner
Abdullah Maksud
Akabogu Chika
This election has shown that youth can make a difference. We're proud to work with tons of active and engaged young people. Discover their stories.
This election has shown that youth can make a difference Were proud

This is what an activist looks like

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Today we remember Indi Bachada, a keen Amnesty supporter who died suddenly last year. Since his passing, his loved ones have worked tirelessly to raise money for our organisation, and we couldn’t be more grateful. Find out more about Indi’s legacy and how you can get involved → [ Amn.st Link ]
Today we remember Indi Bachada a keen Amnesty supporter who died suddenly

"Indi's fight for human rights should not end with him"

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Beth Johnson
The Chair of Amnesty International Turkey Taner Kýlýç was detained on 6 June, wrongly accused of membership of the “Fethullahist Terrorist Organization”.

Today we will be standing outside the Turkish Embassy to call for Taner’s release. Join us.
The Chair of Amnesty International Turkey Taner Kýlýç was detained on 6

Protest to free Taner Kiliç

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Simon Ware
What's your favourite protest song? Check out our #NotPowerless playlist and see if it makes the cut. If not, let us know in the comments!
Whats your favourite protest song Check out our NotPowerless playlist and see

50 best protest songs

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Carl Chaplin
Clark Ayres
Sophie Pain
Can you believe that in 2017 abortion is still illegal in most cases in Northern Ireland? We can't either. That's why it's crucial that Theresa May does not compromise long-awaited abortion reform by making a deal with the anti-abortion DUP to prop up her minority government. If you agree, sign the petition today!
Can you believe that in 2017 abortion is still illegal in most

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Sarah Acheson
Judy Turley
Darren Lawson
Stand up for human rights. Don't give up. Use your voice. Here are FIVE things you can do right now to feel powerful.
Stand up for human rights Dont give up Use your voice Here

5 ways you can make a difference today

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Melina Dayne
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You are NOT powerless. When millions of people like you speak out, incredible things happen. Now is not the time to stop. Keep using your voice - sign up NOW! (And you could win one of our limited edition T-shirts!) [ Amn.st Link ]
You are NOT powerless When millions of people like you speak out
Kristal Jenks
Kat Woods
Hey snowflake. Are you offended by the bad stuff happening in the world? You're #notpowerless to change it. DO something! [ Amn.st Link ]
Mandy Stevenson
Lucille Rynhart
Stephen Wright
When millions of people like you speak out, incredible things can happen. Whoever makes up our new government, they need to hear our voices. You're NOT powerless! [ Amn.st Link ]
When millions of people like you speak out incredible things can happen
Yutaka Uchiyama
Ntare Rivuze Alexis
Arinze Kriz
1884: Any man occupying property worth over £10 can vote in the UK

1918: Men over 21 and women over 30 can vote

1928: Women over 21 win the right to vote

1948: Universal Declaration of Human Rights enshrines the right to vote for all adults

2000: Human Rights Act makes the right to vote in free elections part of UK law

Don't forget to use your human right to vote today.
1884: Any man occupying property worth over £10 can vote in the UK
Sebastian Soar
Craig Punshon
Bill Perryman