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Following a ruling by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals blocking President Trump’s revised Muslim ban, Margaret Huang, executive director Amnesty International USA had the following reaction:
As the Pentagon reports on its findings following the investigation into the US-led coalition airstrike that killed at least 100 civilians in West Mosul’s Jadida neighbourhood on 17 March 2017, Samah Hadid Amnesty International’s Middle East Deputy Director of campaigns said:
The Israeli authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Ahmed Qatamesh, a 67-year-old Palestinian academic, writer and political analyst who has been arbitrarily detained under a three-month administrative detention order, said Amnesty International.
Authorities in Cameroon have shut down an Amnesty International press conference scheduled to take place in Yaoundé this morning. The press conference was calling attention to the case of three students who were sentenced to 10 years in prison for sending a sarcastic text about Boko Haram.
A landmark ruling by Taiwan’s highest court means it is close to becoming the first in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, Amnesty International said.
The US Army failed to keep tabs on more than $1 billion worth of arms and other military equipment in Iraq and Kuwait according to a now declassified Department of Defense (DoD) audit, obtained by Amnesty International following Freedom of Information requests.
Responding to news that two men have been caned 83 times each for having sex with each other in Indonesia’s Aceh province, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for Southeast Asia and the Pacific, Josef Benedict, said:
In response to President Trump’s federal budget, Amnesty International USA’s executive director, Margaret Huang, released the following statement:
Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) announced today that Njambi Good will join the organization to lead the organization’s campaigns and member activism.
A set of laws which claim to promote maternal and infant health are in fact driving pregnant women away from vital health services, jeopardizing their well-being and violating their right to health, according to a new report published by Amnesty International.
Amnesty International USA executive director Margaret Huang calls for lethal force law reform.
Amnesty International USA campaigner James Clark calls for death row sentences to be commuted.
Amnesty International senior director of campaigns, Naureen Shah, explains why deportations put asylum-seekers in danger.
Amnesty International marks the first 100 days of President Trump’s presidency with a briefing on 100 ways his administration has threatened human rights.