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November 20, 2019 • Press Release

Exoneration of Scott Warren is a Triumph for Humanity

In response to the humanitarian volunteer Dr. Scott Warren being found not guilty of the charges against him in a court in Arizona today, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at Amnesty International, said:

November 20, 2019 • Press Release

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 of the tech giants’ core business model.

November 20, 2019 • Report

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 of the tech giants’ core business model.

November 19, 2019 • Press Release

More Than 100 Protestors Believed to be Killed As Top Officials Give Green Light to Crush Protests in Iran

Verified video footage, eyewitness testimony from people on the ground and information gathered from human rights activists outside Iran reveal a harrowing pattern of unlawful killings by Iranian security forces, which have used excessive and lethal force to crush largely peaceful protests in more than 100 cities across Iran sparked by a hike in fuel prices on November 15, said Amnesty International today.

November 19, 2019 • Press Release

Billboards for World Children’s Day Call for Freedom for Detained Children in the U.S.

For World Children’s Day on November 20, Amnesty International USA is calling for the United States government to stop detaining children who seek safety in the United States, with new billboards targeting the Trump administration. As part of the I Welcome campaign, Amnesty International USA has launched billboards in Florida targeting the detention of children seeking …

November 18, 2019 • Press Release

Pompeo announcement on Israeli Settlements Places Occupied Palestinians At Increased Risk

Responding to an announcement by the United States Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, that the U.S. will not consider Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal under international law, Amnesty International USA’s advocacy director for the Middle East and North Africa, Philippe Nassif, said: “Today, the United States government announced to the rest of …

November 18, 2019 • Press Release

President Trump’s Pardons Send Message That Laws Don’t Matter

Responding to reports that President Donald Trump intervened in three cases involving war crimes, issuing full pardons to two soldiers and reversing disciplinary action against another, Daphne Eviatar, director of the Security with Human Rights program at Amnesty International USA said: “President Trump’s actions send a message that laws don’t matter to this administration. Under …

November 18, 2019 • Press Release

President Trump’s Bullying Makes a Mockery of Asylum

Responding to a new interim final rule that seeks to implement asylum cooperative agreements between the United States, Guatemala, Honduras, and El Salvador, Charanya Krishnaswami, the advocacy director for the Americas at Amnesty International USA said: “The administration has bullied the governments of Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras into signing agreements that will be deadly …

November 17, 2019 • Press Release

Write For Rights: Amnesty International Launches Global Campaign Championing Youth Activists

Amnesty International has today launched Write for Rights, the world’s biggest human rights campaign, which this year champions children’s rights and youth activists.

November 16, 2019 • Press Release

Another Weekend of Shootings Shines A Glaring Light on Inaction By Congress, Mitch McConnell

Responding to shootings this weekend in the United States, in Pleasantville, New Jersey and Paradise Hills, San Diego, Amnesty International USA’s End Gun Violence campaign manager, Ernest Coverson said: “On the heels of the preventable tragedy in Santa Clarita this week, this country is once again in pain as children bear the brunt of inaction in …

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