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Saudi Arabia: More activists arrested in continuing crackdown

Saudi Arabia: More activists arrested in continuing crackdown Responding to news reports that more people have been detained in Saudi Arabia – bringing to 11 the number imprisoned since last week – Samah Hadid, Amnesty International’s Middle East Director of Campaigns, said: “Amnesty International is extremely concerned following reports that yet more individuals and activists …

Another tragic Manus Island death that should have been prevented

Responding to the news that a Rohingya refugee has reportedly died on Manus Island, Kate Schuetze, Refugee Researcher at Amnesty International said:

Ireland: Abortion referendum is historic opportunity to vote for equality, compassion and dignity

Women and girls in Ireland finally have a once in a generation opportunity to have their right to decide what happens to their bodies recognized, said Amnesty International ahead of Friday’s referendum on abortion. The long fought-for referendum will give Irish people a chance to vote on removing a constitutional provision which bans abortion in …

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