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Amnesty International USA Statement on Resignation of Acting CBP Chief

The following can be attributed to Charanya Krishnaswami, advocacy director for the Americas at Amnesty International USA: “Children should never be held in detention at all, let alone in the appalling conditions that were detailed in reports this weekend from a Texas border patrol station. Today’s announcement that the chief of Customs and Border Protection …

Hong Kong: Evidence of police violence against protesters verified

Hong Kong police must end the unlawful use of force against peaceful protesters who have once again taken to the streets on Friday, Amnesty International said, as it published details of verified instances of unnecessary and excessive use of force by police on 12 June.

US Senate Blocks Trump Administration’s Emergency Arms Sales to Saudi-UAE Led Coalition

Responding to news that the United States Senate has voted to block the $8 billion emergency arms sales intended for the Saudi-UAE led coalition and ordered by the Trump administration, Amnesty International advocacy director for Middle East and North Africa Philippe Nassif issued this statement:

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