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India: Government Weaponizing Terrorism Financing Watchdog Recommendations Against Civil Society

Indian authorities are exploiting the recommendations of a global terrorism financing and money laundering watchdog to target civil society groups and activists and deliberately hinder their work, said Amnesty International…

September 26, 2023
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 25: Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi arrives to address the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at U.N. headquarters on September 25, 2021 in New York City. More than 100 heads of state or government are attending the session in person, although the size of delegations are smaller due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (Photo by Eduardo Munoz - Pool/Getty Images)

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Iran: One Year After Uprising, International Community Must Combat Impunity for Brutal Crackdown

The international community must pursue pathways for justice at the international level to address systemic impunity for Iranian officials responsible for hundreds of unlawful killings of protesters and widespread torture,…

September 13, 2023
LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - 2023/03/18: Protesters hold Woman Life Freedom placards in support of freedom in Iran during the demonstration near BBC headquarters. Thousands of people marched through Central London in support of refugees and in protest against racism and the UK Government's Illegal Migration Bill. (Photo by Vuk Valcic/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

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Amnesty International Urges the Biden Administration to End the Asylum Ban and Investigate Operation Lonestar

Responding to reports of family separation and more deaths - including the death of a child - at the buoys in the Rio Grande River as part of Texas Governor…

August 3, 2023
LA JOYA, TEXAS - JUNE 21: A migrant family watches the sunset while waiting to be accounted for and taken to a border patrol processing facility after crossing the Rio Grande into the U.S. on June 21, 2021 in La Joya, Texas. A surge of mostly Central American immigrants crossing into the United States has challenged U.S. immigration agencies along the U.S. Southern border. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images)

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Global: Pledge to Allow ‘Peaceful Assembly’ at COP28 Highlights the UAE’s Lack of Freedoms

“COP28 will not bring about the ambitious action required to avert a climate catastrophe if the host state’s laws restrict freedom of expression and peaceful assembly, and throttle civil society.”

August 3, 2023
Flag of the United Arab Emirates before the qualifying ahead of the Formula 1 Abu Dhabi Grand Prix at Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on November 19, 2022. (Photo by Jakub Porzycki/NurPhoto via Getty Images)