srael/OPT: Israeli authorities must release Ahed Tamimi immediately

Responding to the ruling today by an Israeli court that 16 year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, charged with aggravated assault of soldiers and incitement, will remain in custody until the end of her trial, Magdalena Mughrabi, Deputy Director for the Middle East and North Africa at Amnesty International said:

Myanmar: Investigate police killings of Rakhine State protesters

Reacting to the police shooting dead at least eight protesters in Mrauk-U in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said the following.

Bangladesh: Returning Rohingya to Myanmar illegal and premature

Responding to an announcement by the Bangladeshi Foreign Ministry that it will aim to repatriate all Rohingya refugees within two years, James Gomez, Amnesty International’s Regional Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, said:

Our Core Work

We work both at home and abroad to tackle the most pressing human rights violations.

Amnesty Activists at the Women's March 2017
7 MILLION ACTIVISTS AND GROWING

People across the United States are protecting human rights. Join us and build a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.

Join The Movement
An Amnesty Activist in front of Capitol Hill

Your time. Your commitment. Your expertise.