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Recent Press Releases & Reports

Russia: ICC’s Arrest Warrant Against Putin A Step Towards Justice For Victims Of War Crimes In Ukraine

Responding to the International Criminal Court (ICC) issuing arrest warrants against Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, and Maria Lvova-Belova, Commissioner for Children’s Rights in the Office of the President of the Russian Federation, Agnès Callamard, Secretary General of Amnesty International said:

Child Detainees in Iran Subjected To Flogging, Electric Shocks And Sexual Violence In Brutal Protest Crackdown

Iran’s intelligence and security forces have been committing horrific acts of torture, including beatings, flogging, electric shocks, rape and other sexual violence against child protesters as young as 12 to quell their involvement in nationwide protests, said Amnesty International today.

Immigrants’ Rights Organizations Rally in D.C., Demand the Biden Administration Not Ban Asylum or Lock Up Families

President Biden promised to restore asylum and end family detention. We, and the many people who gathered at the Washington Monument and virtually today, shouldn’t have to hold his feet to the fire to ensure he doesn’t revive brutal policies he directly condemned.