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Trump Administration Attempts to Thwart International Criminal Court Investigators

Responding to reports that the U.S. will restrict visas for International Criminal Court personnel looking into the U.S. military personnel actions in Afghanistan, Daniel Balson, Advocacy Director at Amnesty International USA stated: “This announcement is the latest attack on international justice and international institutions by an administration hellbent on rolling back human rights protections. “While …

New Zealand: Mosque attacks are a moment of reckoning for the politics of demonization

The horrific attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, in which shooters killed 49 people and injured at least 48 more, is a devastating reminder of the consequences of letting hatred and demonization go unchecked.

Amnesty International stands in solidarity with school strike for climate

Amnesty International today warned that the failure of governments to tackle climate change could amount to the greatest inter-generational human rights violation in history, as it welcomes a global day of school strikes against climate change planned for Friday, March 15 by young people.

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