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Crowdsourced Twitter study reveals shocking scale of online abuse against women

Amnesty International released a ground-breaking study into abuse against women on Twitter today, conducted with Element AI, a global artificial intelligence software product company. The findings showed that although the abuse cut across the political spectrum, women of color were much more likely to be impacted, and black women are disproportionately targeted. More than 6,500 …

Amnesty welcomes reports of an end to Dragonfly

Responding to media reports that Google will shut down Dragonfly, its censored search app for China, Amnesty International’s Secretary General Kumi Naidoo said:

Hungary: Police must rein in unnecessary and excessive force used against protesters

The police must rein in unnecessary and excessive force, including the use of tear gas, against peaceful protesters, Amnesty International said today ahead of further demonstrations planned tonight in Budapest. “Demonstrators are expected to descend onto Budapest’s streets tonight for a sixth night of anti-government protests. Last night we witnessed displays of unnecessary and excessive …

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