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Statement Responding to Death of 16-Year-Old After Detention at Border

Responding to news reports of the death of a Guatemalan 16-year-old after being taken into custody of a Customs and Border Protection facility in El Paso, Ashley Houghton, tactical campaigns manager at Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement:

Vermont Passes “Refugees Welcome” Resolution

The Vermont House of Representatives voted to approve a resolution declaring that refugees are welcome in their state. The unanimous vote occurred on May 15, 2019.

Security Council must address crimes against humanity in Idlib, Syria

The Syrian government, supported by Russia, is carrying out a deliberate and systematic assault on hospitals and other medical facilities in Idlib and Hama, Amnesty International said today, as it shared harrowing new testimony from shattered medical workers in the region. With the UN Security Council (UNSC) set to discuss northwest Syria today Amnesty International …

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