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Free Student in Belarus Jailed for 6.5 Years for Reposting Criticism of Ukraine War and Lukashenka

Reacting to the news that a court in Belarus sentenced Danuta Pyarednya, a 20-year-old student from Mahiliou, to 6.5 years in jail for reposting a message criticizing the war in Ukraine and the role of Belarus’ ruler Alyaksandr Lukashenka in it, Marie Struthers, Amnesty International’s Director for Eastern Europe and Central Asia, said:

Amnesty International USA Statement on Social Media Companies’ Obligations to Protect User Privacy Following Supreme Court Repeal of Abortion Rights

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending the constitutional right to an abortion in the U.S. Responding to this news and the emerging tech and human rights concerns, Michael Kleinman, Director of Technology and Human Rights at Amnesty International USA, said:

Amnesty International USA Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP)

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: