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Sri Lanka: Biden Must Respond to Dangerous Anti-Terrorism Act

“The draft Anti-Terrorism Act categorically fails on every human rights benchmark. If the Biden administration values the rights of the…

April 14, 2023

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Annual Report 2022: Response to Russian Invasion of Ukraine Exposes an International System Unfit to Deal With Global Crises

Amnesty International’s Annual Report for 2022 highlights double standards throughout the world on human rights and the failure of the…

March 28, 2023

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Immigrants’ Rights Organizations Rally in D.C., Demand the Biden Administration Not Ban Asylum or Lock Up Families

President Biden promised to restore asylum and end family detention. We, and the many people who gathered at the Washington…

March 16, 2023

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Amnesty USA Urges Secretary Blinken to Center his Visit to Ethiopia on Human Rights

Blinken’s trip will miss a crucial opportunity if he does not put human rights at the heart of his conversation…

March 10, 2023

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Tunisia: President’s Racist Speech Incites a Wave of Violence Against Black Africans

Tunisian authorities should ensure an immediate end to the wave of attacks against Black African migrants across Tunisia which started…

March 9, 2023

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Amnesty International Urges Biden Administration to Reject Detaining Migrant Families

Following a report in the New York Times that the Biden Administration is considering reinstating the practice of detaining migrant…

March 7, 2023

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Belarus: Sentencing Of Human Rights Defenders A ‘Blatant Retaliation’ For Their Work

“This sham trial on politically motivated charges is a blatant retaliation for Viasna’s human rights work. Their sentencing represents a…

March 3, 2023

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Impunity Reigns for Perpetrators of Settler Violence in Israel

Following the Israeli authorities’ release last night of six Israeli settlers suspected of involvement in Sunday’s attacks against Palestinians in Nablus…

March 3, 2023

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Amnesty International USA Calls on Memphis Police Department, Congress to Take Accountability for Systemic Failures that Led to Death of Tyre Nichols

It is imperative that the Memphis Police Department not see this as simply the actions of five individual police officers.…

January 27, 2023

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Amnesty International USA Condemns Biden Administration’s Attack on Asylum

Amnesty International USA condemns the Biden Administration’s attack on the human right to seek asylum.

January 5, 2023

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Amnesty International USA Outraged Afghan Adjustment Act Not Included in New Spending Bill

Upon the release of the FY23 omnibus spending package that fails to include the bipartisan Afghan Adjustment Act, Amnesty International…

December 20, 2022

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Amnesty International USA Welcomes Biden Administration’s Move to Protect Haitian Migrants

Amnesty International USA Advocacy Director for the Americas, Amy Fischer, and Haiti Fellow, Taisha Saintil, released the following statement in…

December 6, 2022