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In response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), Amy Fischer, Americas Advocacy Director at Amnesty International USA, said:
Last week, we watched with horror as abortion rights protesters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa were struck by a vehicle seemingly intent on attacking individuals exercising their right to protest the Supreme Court’s horrific overturn of abortion rights in the United States. The driver of the vehicle charged at protesters crossing the street, ran over the foot of one protester, and ripped an Amnesty International poster with the slogan “Abortion is a Human Right” carried by yet another protester.
In response to the news that at least 50 people have been found dead in a trailer in San Antonio, Texas, and a dozen others who were onboard have been hospitalized, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International, said: