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Executive Action Restricting the Right to Seek Asylum Would Lead to More Death, Suffering, and Chaos at the Border

These proposed changes by the Biden Administration would undoubtedly violate both U.S. and international human rights law.

February 22, 2024

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Global: Delay to Establishing the Board of a Fund for People Harmed by Global Warming Threatens to Undermine Human Rights

Amnesty International is urging the rapid operationalization and capitalization of the international Loss and Damage Fund.

February 22, 2024


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Ukraine/Russia: Justice for Ukraine Means Accountability for All Crimes Committed by Russia Since 2014

While the war is still raging, evidence of every single atrocity must be preserved as much as possible. Those responsible for crimes under international law must face justice, no matter how long it takes.

February 22, 2024

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Israel Must End Its Occupation of Palestine to Stop Fueling Apartheid and Systematic Human Rights Violations

The world must recognize that ending Israel’s illegal occupation is a prerequisite to sto.pping the recurrent human rights violations in Israel and the OPT

February 18, 2024

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Russia: Prisoner of Conscience Aleksei Navalny, Kremlin’s Most Vocal Opponent, Dies in Custody

We must urgently call upon the United Nations to employ its special procedures and mechanisms to address the death of Aleksei Navalny.

February 16, 2024


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Global: UN Doha Meeting on Afghanistan Must Mark an End to Impunity for Human Rights Abuse Under the Taliban

The Doha meeting is a significant opportunity for a unified and concerted action to protect the rights of all Afghan people, particularly the rights of women and girls.

February 16, 2024


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Greece: Same-sex Marriage Recognition, Key Milestone in Fight Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Greek authorities must not only take steps to ensure the swift and effective implementation of the new legislation but should also introduce further legislative changes to guarantee full equality for LGBTQI+ people and families.

February 15, 2024

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UK/USA: Global Media Freedom at Risk as Julian Assange Back in UK Court Facing Possible Extradition to USA

Should Julian Assange be sent to the U.S. and prosecuted there, global media freedoms will be on trial, too.

February 13, 2024

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Israel/OPT: New Evidence of Unlawful Israeli Attacks in Gaza Causing Mass Civilian Casualties Amid Real Risk of Genocide  

Fresh evidence gathered by Amnesty International demonstrates how Israeli forces continue to flout international humanitarian law, obliterating entire families with total impunity.  

February 12, 2024

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Myanmar: Military Air Strikes that Killed 17 Civilians ‘Must Be Investigated as War Crimes’

The Myanmar military’s deadly attacks on civilians show no signs of stopping. The world cannot continue to look the other way while the Myanmar military relentlessly attacks civilians and civilian targets, including churches, schools and hospitals.

February 8, 2024

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India: Authorities Must Immediately Stop Unjust Targeted Demolition of Muslim Properties

Amnesty International reports document punitive demolition of Muslim properties in at least five states with a widespread use of JCB bulldozers as brand of choice in a hate campaign against the minority community.

February 7, 2024

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Amnesty International USA Reaction to Senate National Security Supplemental for Israel 

Greenlighting billions of dollars in unconditional military and security funding at a moment when there’s concern about atrocities including war crimes and the risk of genocide is truly unthinkable.

February 6, 2024