Turkey: Dismay as “fantastical allegations” accepted by court

Baseless allegations against 11 human rights defenders, including Amnesty International’s Turkey director and chair, should have been rejected in their entirety, said Amnesty International after an Istanbul court accepted the indictment today.

Iraq: One year on, hundreds of thousands suffering the consequences of battle for Mosul

Marking the one-year anniversary since Iraqi forces and the US-led coalition launched the offensive to retake the city of Mosul from the armed group calling itself the Islamic State (IS), Amnesty International’s Middle East Director of Campaigns, Samah Hadid said:

Attorney General Sessions’ Plans for Immigration Reform Will Cost Lives

Responding to Attorney General Sessions’ remarks today on the asylum system, Naureen Shah, senior director of campaigns at Amnesty International USA, released the following statement:

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