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Amnesty International USA’s Reaction to Biden Administration’s Executive Order on Asylum 

This executive action plays into false narratives about invasions at the border and advances a policy grounded in white supremacist…

June 4, 2024

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Haiti: Human Rights Safeguards and Transparency Must Guide Security Mission Deployment

It is imperative to ensure that any action taken by this multinational mission led by Kenya and supported by the…

June 4, 2024

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Amnesty International USA’s Reaction to Biden Administration’s Border Policy Announcement 

The decision by President Biden to prosecute migrants and asylum seekers with criminal charges in U.S. Federal Court shows complete…

May 31, 2024

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Hong Kong: Opposition Figures Convicted in ‘Ruthless Purge’ of 47

May 30, 2024

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The Entire System Against Us: Criminalization of Women Justice Operators and Human Rights Defenders in Guatemala

Amnesty International has recorded instances of criminalization of justice operators in Guatemala since 2018 in this report.

May 29, 2024

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Global: Executions Soar to Highest Number in Almost a Decade 

A total of 1,153 executions took place in 2023, which does not include the thousands believed to have been carried…

May 28, 2024

01/27/2024 Washington DC, United States. Iranian members of the diaspora and activists gather at the Lincoln Memorial in the National Mall, Washington D.C., during the 'United Against Executions in Iran' protest on January 27, 2024. They condemn the increase in death sentences by the rulers of the Islamic Republic of Iran. According to Human Rights Activists in Iran (HRANA), a non-political and non-governmental organization dedicated to defending human rights, at least 746 people were executed in Iran in 2023. (Photo by Ali Khaligh / Middle East Images / Middle East Images via AFP) (Photo by ALI KHALIGH/Middle East Images/AFP via Getty Images)
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Amnesty International Global Report: Death Sentences and Executions 2023

Amnesty International's report covers the judicial use of the death penalty from January to December 2023.

May 28, 2024

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New Crossing Points and ‘Floating Dock’ are Cosmetic Changes, as Humanitarian Access Disintegrates in Gaza, Warn Aid Agencies

As Israeli attacks intensify on Rafah, the unpredictable trickle of aid into Gaza has created a mirage of improved access…

May 28, 2024

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Israeli air strikes that killed 44 civilians further evidence of war crimes – new investigation

The International Criminal Court should investigate as war crimes three Israeli air strikes that killed 44 Palestinian civilians, including 32…

May 27, 2024

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Israel must comply with International Court of Justice order calling it to immediately halt military operations in Rafah

With this order the International Court of Justice (ICJ) – the UN’s principal court - has made it crystal clear:…

May 24, 2024

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Europe: New EU Due Diligence Law Governing Big Business Is a Groundbreaking Advance for Human Rights

A vote by ministers of the 27 EU member states today to pass a law requiring big businesses to identify…

May 24, 2024

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Guatemala: Amnesty International Condemns Gender Bias in the Systematic Criminalization of Justice Operators and Human Rights Defenders

The fact that the women who reported, investigated or heard these cases of corruption are the ones who are now on…

May 23, 2024