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Historic Ireland abortion referendum victory sends message of hope around the world

Reacting to news of the victory for the “Yes” campaign in Ireland’s referendum on abortion, Colm O Gorman, Executive Director of Amnesty International Ireland said the following.

Pakistan: Historic rights advances for tribal areas and transgender people

Pakistan has secured historic advances for the rights of people in the tribal areas along the Afghan border with the passage of a new constitutional amendment that breaks with disgraceful laws rooted in the colonial era, Amnesty International said today. The passage of the constitutional amendment marks the second time this month that the Pakistani …

Saudi Arabia: More activists arrested in continuing crackdown

Saudi Arabia: More activists arrested in continuing crackdown Responding to news reports that more people have been detained in Saudi Arabia – bringing to 11 the number imprisoned since last week – Samah Hadid, Amnesty International’s Middle East Director of Campaigns, said: “Amnesty International is extremely concerned following reports that yet more individuals and activists …

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