USA/Australia/Papua New Guinea: Arrivals of refugees welcome, but fear remains

Responding to the news of the arrival of the first refugees into the USA from the Australian-run offshore detention centre on Papua New Guinea, Amnesty International’s Senior Director for Research, Anna Neistat, said:

Muslim Ban Revision Risks More Suffering

Following a revision of President Trump’s travel ban to now include restrictions on travelers from Chad, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Syria, Venezuela and Yemen, Naureen Shah, senior campaigns director for Amnesty International USA, released the following statement: “Since this ban was implemented 10 months ago, we’ve seen families torn apart and whole nations of … Continued

Trump Administration Should Not Gut Drone Protections

CONTACT: Mandy Simon, [email protected] NEW YORK – Following reports that the Trump administration is seeking to change U.S. government policy on the use of lethal force outside of armed conflicts, Zeke Johnson, senior director of programs for Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement: “The policies that guide the United States’ use of lethal force and … Continued

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