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Protesters at a Rally for Sudan April 15, 2024
(Amnesty International USA)

Update

President Biden: Enough of the Silence on Sudan

President Biden has been nearly silent on Sudan for over a year of armed conflict between the Sudan Armed Forces and the Rapid Support Forces

June 13, 2024

(Amnesty International USA)

Press Release

Amnesty International Response to Supreme Court Retaining Availability of Mifepristone

All people have the human right to the highest attainable standard of health, including the medication they need. This decision will ensure that, for now, fewer people will be blocked from accessing mifepristone and medication abortions.

June 13, 2024

(Greek Coast Guard/Handout/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)

Press Release

Greece: One year On From the Pylos Shipwreck, the Hellenic Coast Guard’s Role Must Be Properly Investigated

It is unconscionable that one year since this horrific tragedy the investigation into the potential liability of the Hellenic Coast Guard has barely progressed.

June 13, 2024

(Alli McCracken / Amnesty International)

Press Release

Canada: International Delegation to Attend Trial of Wet’suwet’en Land Defenders

It is appalling that, instead of protecting the rights of Indigenous land and water defenders from the Wet’suwet’en Nation, the authorities have decided to prosecute them.

June 11, 2024

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Press Release

Social Media Companies’ Removal of Abortion-Related Content May Hinder Access to Accurate Health Information

Companies need to take transparent steps to ensure that their users are able to access abortion-related information on their platforms, and that members of civil society are given adequate explanation for any content that is removed.

June 11, 2024

report cover of Obstacles to Autonomy: Post-Roe Removal of Abortion Information Online
(Amnesty International)

Sheet of paper Report

Obstacles to Autonomy: Post-Roe Removal of Abortion Information Online

After the overturn of Roe v. Wade, Facebook, Instagram and TikTok are removing abortion-related content from reproductive health and rights organizations.

June 10, 2024

BANGKOK, THAILAND - 2024/05/14: Pro-democracy activists make three finger salute and hold portraits of Netiporn Sanesangkhom during mourning ceremony outside The Southern Bangkok Criminal Court. Thai political activist Netiporn Sanesangkhom also know as
(Peerapon Boonyakiat/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

Update

Thailand: U.S. Needs to End Muted Approach to Thai Officials’ Abusive Application of Draconian Law

Thai and international human rights groups have called for the Thai government to reform or repeal lèse-majesté.

June 10, 2024

(SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP via Getty Images)

Press Release

Human Rights Must Be at Core of International Meetings on Peace and Reconstruction in Ukraine

People in Ukraine and other countries who have suffered human rights and international humanitarian law violations caused by Russia’s decade-long occupation and aggression must be heard, and their rights to truth, justice and reparations must be central to all discussions and actions taken.

June 10, 2024

Amnesty International

Press Release

Nigeria: Girls Failed by Authorities After Escaping Boko Haram Captivity – New Report

Girls and young women who escaped Boko Haram captivity faced further suffering and are now receiving inadequate support as they attempt to rebuild their lives.

June 9, 2024

Boko Haram survivors interviewed by Amnesty International in Nigeria in 2023.
(Amnesty International)

Sheet of paper Report

“Help Us Build Our Lives”: Girl Survivors of Boko Haram and Military Abuses in North-East Nigeria

This Amnesty International report examines abuses and violations of international human rights law girls endured by Boko Haram and Nigerian authorities.

June 9, 2024

President Biden marking D-Day alongside President Macron in France.
(Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty)

Press Release

Amnesty International USA and Amnesty International France Call on Macron and Biden to Urgently Stop Sending Weapons to Israel

Comments from Paul O’Brien, Executive Director of Amnesty International USA and Jean-Claude Samouiller, President of Amnesty International France as President Biden marks D-Day alongside President Macron in France.

June 6, 2024

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Press Release

Global: FIFA Must Protect Human Rights by Securing Binding Safeguards from 2030 and 2034 World Cup Bidders – New Report

FIFA must rigorously and transparently ensure that bids to host the 2030 and 2034 men’s World Cup tournaments fully safeguard human rights and reject any offer that risks abuses once again tainting the world’s largest sporting event.

June 5, 2024