Bangladesh/Myanmar: Postponing returns arrangement provides temporary relief for Rohingya refugees

The government of Bangladesh’s announcement that it is to postpone the return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar is a welcome relief for hundreds of thousands currently living in Bangladesh, Amnesty International said today. Implementing a returns arrangement finalized last week in its current form would put the safety and rights of more than 650,000 Rohingya who fled a brutal military crackdown last year in serious jeopardy.

One Year After Trump Reinstated it, Global Gag Rule Must Go

One year after President Trump reinstated the “global gag rule,” which bars health care providers around the world from providing or counseling clients on abortions, human rights and women’s rights groups issued a call for an end to the policy once and for all. Amnesty International USA and the Center for Health and Gender Equity … Continued

Amnesty International USA Statement on One Year of Resistance to Trump’s Anti-Human Rights Agenda

In anticipation of the anniversary of the inauguration of President Trump, Margaret Huang, executive director of Amnesty International USA, issued the following statement:

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