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Government Report Reinforces That Cruelty Drove Family Separations

Responding to a report finding that the Department of Justice – and in particular then-Attorney General Jeff Sessions – was a driving force behind the family separation policy that intentionally …

Authorities Must Lift Social Media Block Amid Crackdown Ahead of Election in Uganda

Responding to the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) shutting down access to social media services in the run up to the January 14 general election, Sarah Jackson, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

Mayors and Governors Must Protect People from Armed Groups, Denounce White Supremacy

In response to the events of last week and in anticipation of more gatherings by white supremacists ahead of the inauguration, Amnesty International USA has sent a letter to 3,500 United States mayors and governors calling on them to protect people from armed groups and to denounce white supremacy.

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