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August 26, 2016

Responding to the decision of France’s highest administrative court to overturn the ban on the burkini on a French beach, John Dalhuisen, Amnesty International’s Europe Director said.

Press Release
August 25, 2016

Failure to overturn the ban on the burkini would be a missed opportunity to end an assault on women’s freedoms of expression and religion as well as the right to non-discrimination, said Amnesty In...

Press Release
August 9, 2016

Iranian authorities have intensified their repression of women’s rights activists in the country in the first half of this year, carrying out a series of harsh interrogations and increasingly liken...

Press Release
July 19, 2016

The Pakistani authorities must end impunity for so-called ‘honor’ killings and other violence against women, Amnesty International said today. “The tragic killing of Qandeel Baloch, at the hands of...

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