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Turkey: Love wins as ‘outrageous ban’ on all LGBTI events in Ankara is lifted

Reacting to the news that an Ankara administrative appeals court has today lifted the blanket ban on all Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex events in place in the capital since November 2017, Fotis Filippou, Campaigns Director for Europe at Amnesty International said:

Sudan: Former president Omar Al-Bashir must be tried by ICC for war crimes

Responding to news that former Sudan president Omar Al-Bashir is being detained in Kober prison in Khartoum, Joan Nyanyuki, Amnesty International’s Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

Attorney General Announcement on Asylum-Seekers is Heartless and Cruel

Following the Attorney General’s announcement that those who pass the initial credible fear test for seeking asylum will not be eligible for bond and will be detained indefinitely, Charanya Krishnaswami, Americas advocacy director for Amnesty International USA, made the following statement.

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