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Amnesty International produces reports based on rigorous and independent research. These reports document patterns of human rights abuses and provide a blueprint for change.

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Defending the Rights of Refugees and Migrants in the Digital Age

Digital technology interventions are increasingly shaping and delivering the migration management and asylum policies of states.

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The Cost of Doing Business? The Petrochemical Industry’s Toxic Pollution in the USA

This report highlights the harms suffered by local communities from pollution emitted by the hundreds of petrochemical plants and refineries along the Houston Ship Channel in Texas.

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Silicon Shadows: Venture Capital, Human Rights, and the Lack of Due Diligence

Our analysis showed that leading VC firms and start-up accelerators are critically deficient in their responsibility to conduct human rights due diligence when investing in Generative AI start-ups.

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Facebook and Google’s Pervasive Surveillance Poses An Unprecedented Danger To Human Rights

Facebook and Google’s omnipresent surveillance of billions of people poses a systemic threat to human rights, Amnesty International warned in a new report as it called for a radical transformation…

November 20, 2019
A picture taken on October 1, 2019 in Lille shows the logos of mobile apps Facebook and Google displayed on a tablet. (Photo by DENIS CHARLET / AFP) (Photo by DENIS CHARLET/AFP via Getty Images)

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Hundreds in Turkey Arrested in Crackdown on Critics of Military Offensive in Syria

Hundreds of people have been detained in Turkey for commenting or reporting on Turkey’s recent military offensive in northeast Syria and are facing absurd criminal charges as the government intensifies…

November 1, 2019
Turkish anti-riot police officers run as Kurds protest against Turkish military operation in Syria, in Istanbul, on October 13, 2019. – Fighting has engulfed the border area in northeastern Syria since Turkey launched an offensive on October 9 to push back the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), displacing 130,000 people so far according to the United Nations, amidst warnings from aid groups of another humanitarian disaster in Syria’s eight-year-old war if the offensive is not halted. (Photo by Yasin AKGUL / AFP) (Photo by YASIN AKGUL/AFP via Getty Images)

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Bangladeshi Parents Fear for Lost Generation of Rohingya Children

Two years after a brutal ethnic cleansing campaign forced around 700,000 Rohingya to flee Myanmar for Bangladesh, refugees are still trapped in unbearable conditions in overcrowded camps, Amnesty International said…

August 29, 2019
Bina Bala, a 22-year-old woman who survived a massacre of Hindu villagers by the armed group, Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) on 25 August 2017. She is pictured in Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh in September 2017, where she was briefly before being returned to Myanmar in October 2017. She told Amnesty International. “[The men] held knives and long iron rods. They tied our hands behind our backs and blindfolded us. I asked what they were doing. One of them replied, ‘You and Rakhine are the same, you have a different religion, you can’t live here. He spoke the [Rohingya] language. They asked what belongings we had, then they beat us. Eventually I gave them my gold and money.”

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“No one can protect us”: War crimes and abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Following a recent investigation in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, Amnesty International has gathered new evidence that the Myanmar military is committing war crimes and other human rights violations. The military operation…

May 29, 2019
Rohingya refugees from Myanmar’s Rakhine state arrive near the Khanchon border crossing near the Bangaldeshi town of Teknaf on Septebmer 5, 2017. Nearly 125,000 mostly Rohingya refugees have entered Bangladesh since a fresh upsurge of violence in Myanmar on August 25, the United Nations said September 5, as fears grow of a humanitarian crisis in the overstretched camps. The UN said 123,600 had crossed the border in the past 11 days from Myanmar’s violence-wracked Rakhine state. / AFP PHOTO / K M Asad (Photo credit should read K M ASAD/AFP/Getty Images)