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Amnesty International Decries Death of Jordan Neely and Calls for Accountability

"Amnesty International is calling for the investigation into this homicide to be open and transparent and that the family and loved ones of Jordan Neely be kept updated on its…

May 4, 2023

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AIUSA Honors Joseph Baker in Memorium

Today, Amnesty International USA (AIUSA) honors the life of Joseph E. Baker, former Director of Internet Communications, Grassroots Advocacy Director, and Deputy Director of AIUSA's Western Region. Joe was an…

May 3, 2023

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Widespread Protests in Sri Lanka Highlight Unified Opposition to Anti-Terrorism Act

“The ATA poses an urgent threat to human rights in Sri Lanka. If enacted, the law could be used to levy charges of terrorism against people simply for exercising their…

May 2, 2023

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Israel/Opt: Israeli Authorities Are Using Facial Recognition Technology To Entrench Apartheid

The Israeli authorities are using an experimental facial recognition system known as Red Wolf to track Palestinians and automate harsh restrictions on their freedom of movement, Amnesty International said today.

May 1, 2023

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New Regional Migration Measures Will Protect Some At The Expense Of Exposing Others To Greater Dangers

We remind the Biden administration and governments across the Americas that seeking asylum is a human right. While we applaud the expanded pathways for people seeking safety without having to…

April 27, 2023

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Amnesty Calls for VC Firms to Conduct Human Rights Due Diligence on Investments from Saudi Public Investment Fund

Amnesty International reiterated its call for leading venture capital firms to respect human rights and conduct human rights due diligence on their investments and investors

April 27, 2023

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Amnesty USA and Amnesty Philippines Make Human Rights asks to Biden and Marcos Ahead of White House Visit

Amnesty urges Philippines President Marcos President Biden to discuss human rights

April 27, 2023

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Leading US University Endowments Fail to Ensure Their Billions Aren’t Funding Human Rights Abuses

Today Amnesty International USA released its first Limited Partner Scorecard, grading 10 of the largest university investment offices in the United States on their human rights due diligence processes when…

April 26, 2023

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Amnesty International Calls on ASEAN and US to Act to End Myanmar Crisis

On the two-year anniversary of ASEAN’s Five-Point Consensus... Asia Advocacy Director Carolyn Nash said:

April 24, 2023

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Amnesty International Condemns Anti-Trans Youth Bill in US House

This bill is part of a coordinated, vitriolic attack on the rights and lives of transgender youth and LGBTQI+ people across the country.

April 20, 2023

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New Amnesty International Campaign to Free Leonard Peltier in the USA

No one should be locked up, let alone for over 40 years

April 18, 2023

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Sudan: Parties to the Conflict Must Ensure Protection of Civilians as Deaths Mount 

“The use of heavy weaponry including artillery, tanks and jet aircraft in densely populated areas in Khartoum has caused numerous civilian deaths and massive destruction of property. Civilians are caught…

April 17, 2023