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Recent Press Releases & Reports

Amnesty International stands in solidarity with school strike for climate

Amnesty International today warned that the failure of governments to tackle climate change could amount to the greatest inter-generational human rights violation in history, as it welcomes a global day of school strikes against climate change planned for Friday, March 15 by young people.

Saudi Arabia: Women activists persecuted under bogus charges. Speaking to Amnesty is not a crime

The prosecution of 11 women activists before a Criminal Court in Riyadh for their human rights work and contact with international organizations is an appalling escalation of the Saudi authorities’ crackdown on peaceful activism.

California Governor Signs Moratorium on Executions

Today the California Gov. Gavin Newsome signed an executive order placing a moratorium on executions. The order will affect over 700 people on death row.

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