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Raising U.S. Refugee Quota is Welcome Step

    CONTACT: [email protected] NEW YORK – In response to reports that the State Department is raising the number of refugees accepted into the U.S., Amnesty International USA’s executive director, Margaret Huang, released the following statement: “If true, this is a welcome step back from the Trump administration’s relentless assault on the rights of those fleeing<a href="https://www.amnestyusa.org/press-releases/raising-u-s-refugee-quota-welcome-step/" class="read-more">Read More...</a>

Discriminatory Muslim Ban Again Defeated in Court

Following a ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals blocking President Trump’s revised Muslim ban, Margaret Huang, executive director Amnesty International USA had the following reaction:

Iraq: Pentagon probe of Mosul airstrike underscores urgent need to protect civilians

As the Pentagon reports on its findings following the investigation into the US-led coalition airstrike that killed at least 100 civilians in West Mosul’s Jadida neighbourhood on 17 March 2017, Samah Hadid Amnesty International’s Middle East Deputy Director of campaigns said:

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