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Lethal Force Legislation Could Save Lives and Protect Communities

In response to the introduction of the Police Exercising Absolute Care for Everyone (PEACE) Act by Representatives Ro Khanna and Lacy Clay, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), Amnesty International USA and Families United 4 Justice released the following statement: Kanya Bennett, Senior Legislative Counsel at the American Civil Liberties Union, said: “When law enforcement …

UN Secretary-General Must Publicly Denounce Human Rights Violations In Xinjiang

Antonio Guterres should publicly and unequivocally condemn the Chinese authorities’ abusive policies in Xinjiang and call for an immediate closure of camps containing an estimated one million Turkic Muslims, a coalition of five human rights groups, including Amnesty International, said in a letter to the UN Secretary-General.

Greta Thunberg and Fridays for Future receive Amnesty International’s top honor

Climate change activist Greta Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement of school-children have been honored with Amnesty International’s Ambassador of Conscience Award for 2019, the human rights organization announced today. The awards ceremony took place in Washington D.C., USA, while further events were held in cities around the world, honoring Fridays for Future activists …

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