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Amnesty International USA Calls New Refugee Cap Abandonment of Refugees, Calling on Congress to Oppose

Reacting to news that U.S. President Donald Trump plans to set the refugee admissions number to 30,000 for Fiscal year 2019, Ryan Mace, Grassroots Advocacy and Refugee Specialist at Amnesty International USA said: “The Trump administration is abandoning this country’s promise to refugees. “Today’s announcement demonstrates another undeniable political attack against people who have been forced to …

Honduras: Amnesty International to observe trial over killing of human rights defender Berta Cáceres

Amnesty International will observe the trial of eight people accused of the 2016 murder of Honduran human rights defender Berta Cáceres, beginning next Monday, 17 September at the Supreme Court of Justice in Tegucigalpa.

Romania: Rights groups submit legal challenge against ‘homophobic’ referendum

A planned referendum to change the definition of family in Romania’s constitution could lead to a breach of international human rights standards and increase homophobic discrimination in the country, said Amnesty International as it joined other rights groups in intervening in a case before the Romanian Constitutional Court. Amnesty International, together with ECSOL (European Commission on Sexual Orientation Law) and …

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