People across the United States are protecting human rights. Join us and build a world where human rights are enjoyed by all.
We work both at home and abroad to tackle the most pressing human rights violations.
Amnesty International defines a prisoner of conscience (POC) as a person who has been deprived of their liberty solely because of their conscientiously held beliefs, or for discriminatory reasons relating to their ethnicity, sexuality, gender, or other identity, who has not used violence or advocated violence or hatred. Claims that Amnesty's decision on Aleksei Navalny was a response to external pressure are untrue and ignore our longstanding and detailed internal policy.
Responding to the reopening of the Carrizo Springs, Texas detention facility for unaccompanied children, Denise Bell, the researcher for refugee and migrant rights at Amnesty International USA said: “A government …
Ahead of the virtual meeting of G7 leaders hosted by the UK government on Friday, February 19, Amnesty International has warned that failure to ensure global access to vaccines represents an abject moral failure that will ultimately harm rich countries.