Amnesty TV

The Facts

Who, what, why

A human rights revolution

Human rights revolutions 1

2011 was a year without precedent for the people of the Middle East and North Africa. In this animation John Hurt gives a quick recap of a year of change and rebellion.

  • Running time: 02:40
  • February 17, 2012

Saudi women: how not to get punished

This woman knows how not to get punished in Saudi Arabia!

Some handy quick tips to going about your life safely as a woman in Saudi Arabia's guardian system. Pay close attention - there's plenty you can't do. Expect to be punished if you disobey these rules.

  • Running time: 02:56
  • November 28, 2011

Arms Trade

Episode Eights QVC 1

In a world where there is no international treaty for the arms trade, but there is one for the banana trade, we wonder what it would be like if you could buy an AK-47 off the telly.

  • Running time: 02:03
  • November 2, 2011

Go fish... in Gaza

Episode Seven Fishing in Gaza

Under the 1993 Oslo Accord, Palestinian fishermen were allowed to work up to 20 nautical miles off the coast of Gaza. It’s since been restricted to just three miles.

  • Running time: 03:51
  • October 6, 2011