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Amnesty International

Press Release

East and Southern Africa: Journalists Targeted Amid Ongoing Crackdown on Media

Authorities across East and Southern Africa continued to impose severe restrictions on the right to freedom of expression and media freedom.

May 3, 2024

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Niger: Press Freedom in Jeopardy as Journalists Working on Conflict Intimidated and Arrested

Press freedom in Niger is in jeopardy as transitional authorities intimidate and arbitrarily arrest journalists.

May 3, 2024

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Press Release

Israel/OPT: Global Day of Action to Demand States #StopSendingArms Fueling Violations of International Law

The Global Day of Action must serve as a wake-up call to states that continue to supply arms to all…

May 2, 2024

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Global: A Web of Surveillance – Unraveling a Murky Network of Spyware Exports to Indonesia 

An expansive range of highly invasive spyware and surveillance products are being imported and deployed in Indonesia.

May 2, 2024

Banner image for Amnesty Tech Security Lab briefing, launch May 2024: A Web of Surveillance: Unravelling a murky network of spyware exports to Indonesia
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A Web of Surveillance: Unraveling a Murky Network of Spyware Exports to Indonesia

Amnesty International’s research found Indonesia relies on a murky ecosystem of surveillance suppliers, brokers and resellers.

May 1, 2024

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Press Release

Amnesty International Response to Arizona Senate Vote to Repeal Near-Total Abortion Ban

This vote changes nothing about the ongoing need to ensure that Arizonans can access their human right to abortion. The…

May 1, 2024

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Bangladesh: Garment Workers Must Receive Rights-Based Compensation and Justice Immediately

Bangladesh must immediately end the repression of worker rights and ensure that workers are paid fair wages and can exercise…

May 1, 2024

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Saudi Arabia: Woman Jailed 11 Years for Online Expression Supporting Women’s Rights

Saudi authorities must immediately and unconditionally release Manahel al-Otaibi and all those currently detained in the kingdom for the peaceful…

April 30, 2024

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G7’s Coal Power Phase Out Must Come Faster to Protect People on the Frontline of the Climate Crisis

Protection of human rights requires an urgent, full, fair and funded phase out of all fossil fuels.

April 30, 2024

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Amnesty International  Welcomes Department of Commerce Rule on Firearms Exports

These regulations must be robustly implemented and applied rigorously wherever there is a risk of diversion or human rights abuse.

April 30, 2024

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Clarifying that Title IX  Protects Transgender Students from Discrimination is Important Step Forward

These clarifications are important to ensuring that all students are free from sex-based discrimination and can enjoy equal access to…

April 29, 2024

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U.S.-Made Weapons Used by Government of Israel in Violation of International Law and U.S Law 

President Biden must end U.S. complicity and finally suspend the transfer of weapons to the government of Israel.

April 29, 2024