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USA Leaves the UN Human Rights Council

Following the announcement that the United States will leave the United Nations Human Rights Council, Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General, said: “Once again President Trump is showing his complete disregard for the fundamental rights and freedoms the US claims to uphold. While the Human Rights Council is by no means perfect and its membership …

City of Rutland Passes “Refugees Welcome” Resolution

The Rutland Board of Aldermen in Vermont unanimously voted to approve a resolution declaring that refugees are welcome in their city. The vote occurred two days before World Refugee Day on June 20.

Amnesty International USA Endorses Keep Families Together Act

Amnesty International USA is endorsing the Keep Families Together Act as introduced today in the House of Representatives by Representative Jerrold Nadler, the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee.

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