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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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If they can have her, why can’t we?

Police in the Dominican Republic routinely rape, beat, humiliate and verbally abuse women sex workers to exert social control over them and to punish them for transgressing social norms of…

March 28, 2019

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The Hidden US War in Somalia

The US government must carry out impartial, thorough investigations into credible evidence its rapidly escalating air strikes in Somalia have killed numerous civilians, Amnesty International said in a new report…

March 19, 2019
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Give us respect and justice! Overcoming barriers to justice for women rape survivors in Denmark

Denmark’s reputation for gender equality masks a society with one of Europe’s highest levels of rape, where flawed legislation and widespread harmful myths and gender stereotypes have resulted in endemic impunity for rapists, Amnesty International…

March 4, 2019
TOPSHOT – A woman wears a scarf on her face with the inscription “Fight Patriarchy” during a demonstration called by the #Noustoutes movement, to denounce sexist and sexual violence against women on September 29, 2018 on the Place de la Republique in Paris. (Photo by Zakaria ABDELKAFI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ZAKARIA ABDELKAFI/AFP/Getty Images)

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Opposition leader and more than a hundred supporters face the death penalty in Cameroon

Opposition leader Maurice Kamto will today be summoned by a military court on charges which carry the death penalty, as the Cameroonian authorities intensify their post-election crackdown on critics. Kamto,…

February 20, 2019
Head of the Movement for the Rebirth of Cameroon (MRC), Maurice Kamto, 64, poses in Yaounde on August 14, 2018. – Maurice Kamto will run for the next presidential elections taking place on October 7, 2018. (Photo by Reinnier KAZE / AFP) (Photo credit should read REINNIER KAZE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Hope flickers as justice still proves elusive in Sri Lanka

In 2015, Sri Lanka co-sponsored Resolution 30/1 at the UN Human Rights Council to demonstrate the newly elected government’s commitment to break with impunity for a past marked by serious…

January 25, 2019
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