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Amnesty International USA statement on U.S District Court vacating Title 42

In response to yesterday’s court ruling vacating Title 42, Amnesty International USA’s Amy Fischer, Americas Advocacy Director, issues the following…

November 16, 2022

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Amnesty International Responds to Plan to Block Asylum Access for Venezuelans at Border

In response to the Biden Administration’s announcement about a new process for Venezeulans seeking safety, Erika Guevara-Rosas, Americas director at…

October 13, 2022

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Torture and Other Ill-Treatment of Haitian Asylum Seekers in the US Is Rooted in Anti-Black Racism

U.S. authorities have subjected Haitian asylum seekers to arbitrary detention and discriminatory and humiliating ill-treatment that amounts to race-based torture,…

September 22, 2022

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AIUSA Statement on Six-Month Anniversary of War in Ukraine

The government of Russia must end its war of aggression in Ukraine, which began six months ago today, and the international…

August 24, 2022

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Detainees Tortured to Crush Opposition to Coup in Myanmar

Authorities in Myanmar’s prisons and interrogation centres routinely subject people detained for resisting the 2021 military coup to torture and…

August 1, 2022

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Abandoned by the State in Host Countries, Venezuelan Women Face Increasing Gender-Based Violence

The Colombian and Peruvian states are largely absent when it comes to guaranteeing, protecting and respecting the right to a…

July 12, 2022

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Free Student in Belarus Jailed for 6.5 Years for Reposting Criticism of Ukraine War and Lukashenka

Reacting to the news that a court in Belarus sentenced Danuta Pyarednya, a 20-year-old student from Mahiliou, to 6.5 years…

July 6, 2022

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Non-renewal of last aid corridor risks humanitarian catastrophe for millions in Syria

UN Security Council members must extend the cross-border resolution that allows the UN to deliver aid to at least 4…

July 5, 2022

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Amnesty International USA Statement on Supreme Court Ruling on Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP)

In response to today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision on the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), Amy Fischer, Americas Advocacy Director at…

June 30, 2022

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Inhumane Migration Policies Further Endanger People Who Need Protection

In response to the news that at least 50 people have been found dead in a trailer in San Antonio,…

June 28, 2022

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“Death Sentences” Against Three Foreign Members of Ukrainian Forces by Separatists’ “Courts” a Blatant Violation of International Law

Responding to the news that a separatist “court” in Russia-occupied Donetsk ordered the death of two captured two British nationals…

June 9, 2022

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Release Salah Hammouri From Unjust Administrative Detention

Responding to the news that the Israeli authorities have extended human rights defender Salah Hammouri’s administrative detention for another three…

June 6, 2022