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Iran: President Raisi’s Death Must Not Deny Victims of His Grim Human Rights Legacy Their Right to Accountability

The death of president Ebrahim Raisi must not deny people in Iran their right to justice, truth and reparation for…

May 22, 2024

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Mexico: Authorities Use Criminal Justice System to Investigate and Carry Out Surveillance on Three Women Human Rights Defenders

In Mexico, the practice of making arbitrary use of the criminal justice system against people who denounce and investigate human…

May 21, 2024

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Israel/OPT: ICC Applications for Arrest Warrants for Netanyahu, Sinwar and Other Senior Israeli and Hamas Officials Crucial Step Towards Justice  

This move sends an important message to all parties to the conflict in Gaza and beyond that they will be…

May 21, 2024

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Global: International Tribunal Sets Groundbreaking Precedent that Will Help Protect Oceans and People from Climate Harms

An urgent full, fair and forever phase out of all fossil fuels and a funded transition to renewable sources of…

May 21, 2024

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Sri Lanka: Amnesty International’s Secretary General Concludes Five-Day Visit

Amnesty International’s Secretary General concluded a five-day visit to Sri Lanka in which she met with officials and society, stakeholders to discuss pressing human rights issues.

May 21, 2024

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Global: New Technology and AI Used at Borders Increases Inequalities and Undermines Human Rights of Migrants

A new research briefing documents the ways in which technology contributes to the growing trend of human rights violations at…

May 21, 2024

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The Digital Border: Migration, Technology and Inequality

This Amnesty International USA briefing outlines how uses of new technology are central to a trend of violations of human…

May 21, 2024

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‘Positive News’ for Defenders of Press Freedom as Assange Granted Permission to Appeal

The High Court has rightly concluded that - if extradited to the USA, Assange will be at risk of serious…

May 20, 2024

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Sri Lanka: Fifteen Years After the End of the War, Victims Still Await Justice at Mullivaikkal

Today’s anniversary is a grim reminder of the collective failure of the Sri Lankan authorities and the international community to deliver justice…

May 20, 2024

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Türkiye: Discriminatory Restrictions and Violence Against Pride Protesters Must Not Be Repeated

Authorities should ensure LGBTI Pride marches in Türkiye go ahead safely and without the interference and intimidation of previous years.

May 17, 2024

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Greece: Trial of Pylos Shipwreck Survivors Must Not Be a Shield in the Investigation of the Alleged Responsibilities of the Greek Authorities

The imminent trial of nine survivors of the June 2023 Pylos shipwreck off Greece raises fair trial concerns based on…

May 17, 2024

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Tunisia: Repressive Crackdown on Civil Society Organizations Following Months of Escalating Violence Against Refugees and Migrants

The Tunisian government has launched an unprecedented repressive clampdown against migrants, refugees, and human rights defenders working to protect their…

May 16, 2024