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:

Venezuela must respond for deadly security operation

The operation by security forces to arrest the former CICPC (Scientific Investigation Police) official Óscar Pérez and others who had risen against the government, appears to be illegal and raise multiple concerns of grave human rights violations and even crimes under international law, said Amnesty International.

President Trump Must Reject Plan to Use Nuclear Arms Under Any Circumstances

According to reports, President Trump is considering a plan drafted by the Pentagon that would permit the use of nuclear weapons to respond to cyberattacks, including attacks on U.S. infrastructure like a power grid or communications. Daphne Eviatar, director of security with human rights at Amnesty International USA, issued this statement:

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