Case of Iraqi Man Cleared for Travel But Stranded in Danger Shows Cruelty of Trump’s Refugee Ban

The situation faced by an Iraqi man stranded in Egypt and in danger for his life despite being cleared to travel to the United States is emblematic of the cruelty of President Trump’s refugee policies, said Amnesty International USA today.

Amnesty International Opposes New Open-Ended War Authority for President Trump

In response to Senator Corker’s proposed authorization for use of military force (AUMF) intended to replace the 2001 and 2002 authorizations, Daphne Eviatar, director of Security with Human Rights for Amnesty International USA, made the following statement: “Since 2001, the U.S. has been operating as if the world is a permanent battlefield, at the costs … Continued

Syria: Block on Douma chemical attack investigation must be lifted immediately

Responding to news that inspectors from the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) have still not been granted access by the Syrian authorities to the site in Douma where 75 people were killed last week following a suspected chemical weapons attack by government forces, Sherine Tadros, Head of Amnesty International’s UN Office in New … Continued

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