Government Relations

Human Rights on Capitol Hill - May 2022 Newsletter

May 16, 2022 | by Amnesty International USA |USA

TOPSHOT - Ethiopian refugees who fled Ethiopia's Tigray conflict arrive by bus from Village Eight transit centre near the Ethiopian border at the entrance of Um Raquba refugee camp in Sudan's eastern Gedaref state, on December 11, 2020. - Thousands of people fled war in Ethiopia with nothing but the clothes on their backs. Now in Um Raquba camp in neighbouring Sudan, dozens of destitute refugees from the fighting in the northern Tigray region flock each day to Omar Ibrahim's makeshift tailor shop. (Photo by Yasuyoshi CHIBA / AFP) (Photo by YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP via Getty Images)
Responding to the draft ruling leaked to Politico that shows the Supreme Court has voted to overturn abortion rights, Amnesty International USA said: “If confirmed, it is an egregious violation of human rights to deny people access to abortion.