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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

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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

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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

Amnesty International

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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.
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“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

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The Entire System Against Us: Criminalization of Women Justice Operators and Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala

Amnesty International has recorded instances of criminalization of justice operators in Guatemala since 2018 in this report.

May 29, 2024

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Guatemala: Amnesty International Condemns Gender Bias in the Systematic Criminalization of Justice Operators and Human Rights Defenders

The fact that the women who reported, investigated or heard these cases of corruption are the ones who are now on trial and may have even faced prison is symptomatic of an ailing justice system.

May 23, 2024

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Türkiye: Discriminatory Restrictions and Violence Against Pride Protesters Must Not Be Repeated

Authorities should ensure LGBTI Pride marches in Türkiye go ahead safely and without the interference and intimidation of previous years.

May 17, 2024

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Thailand: State-Backed Digital Violence Used to Silence Women and LGBTI Activists

Women and LGBTI activists in Thailand are being subjected to an online onslaught of abusive speech, Amnesty International said in a new report.

May 15, 2024

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“Being Ourselves is Too Dangerous” – Digital Violence and the Silencing of Women and LGBTI Activists in Thailand

Amnesty International’s report analyzes forms of Technology-Facilitated Gender-Based Violence (TfGBV) and its impact on women and LGBTI activists in Thailand.

May 15, 2024

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Morocco: Criminalization of Abortion Has Devastating Impact on the Rights of Women and Girls 

The Moroccan state is failing to meet its obligations to ensure accessible, affordable and good quality sexual and reproductive health services, including abortion.

May 14, 2024

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Amnesty International Response to Arizona Senate Vote to Repeal Near-Total Abortion Ban

This vote changes nothing about the ongoing need to ensure that Arizonans can access their human right to abortion. The upcoming ballot initiative is critical to protect that right.

May 1, 2024