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El Salvador: Policies, practices, and abusive, arbitrary legislation violate human rights and threaten civic space
El Salvador is experiencing an alarming regression in the respect for and protection of human rights as reported in Amnesty International's new report.
Share: On This Page Irina Danilovich, a nurse and human rights activist, was abducted by security officers in Russian-occupied Crimea in April 2022 and sentenced to seven years imprisonment following…
Israel/OPT: US-Made Munitions Killed 43 Civilians in Two Documented Israeli Air Strikes in Gaza – New Investigation
Fragments of US-made JDAM bombs found in rubble of homes destroyed by Israeli air strikes Attacks must be investigated as war crimes “US-made weapons facilitated the mass killings of extended…
WHEN: Monday 11th December, 9am-12:30pm EST WHERE: Ford Foundation Center for Social Justice, New York City and streamed online via Zoom “Where do human rights begin? In small places close…
ISRAEL/OPT: Urgent Need for a Sustained Ceasefire to End Civilian Bloodshed and Mass Suffering as Fighting Resumes
A ceasefire is the best way to ensure all civilians are protected across Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories and to alleviate mass humanitarian suffering in Gaza.
Iranian authorities have been subjecting arbitrarily detained human rights defender and 2023 Nobel Peace Prize recipient Narges Mohammadi to torture and other ill treatment by deliberately denying or severely delaying…
Amnesty International reacts to initial pledges totaling about US$420 million made on the first day of COP28 to finance the Loss and Damage Fund.
Amnesty International USA, Avaaz, Demand Progress, Friends Committee on National Legislation (FCNL), MoveOn and Oxfam America delivered nearly 1 million signatures gathered by civil society organizations at the White House.
On October 3, 2023, the Pakistani government announced its decision to deport unregistered Afghan refugees back to Afghanistan by November 1. Since November, authorities have deported Afghans and increased the…
Venezuelan nationals in Peru no longer can apply for temporary protection, which allowed refugees to have a regular migratory status. On November 14, the Peruvian government issued the legislative decree…
Every day, at least one child in the U.S. finds an unlocked gun, accidentally shooting someone. We can stop this from happening, and the time to act is NOW! Join…
Global: Leaders at COP28 must protect human rights by agreeing to phase out fossil fuels and press the UAE for reforms
Leaders at the COP28 climate summit in the United Arab Emirates must place human rights at its heart by agreeing to rapidly phase out fossil fuels and ensure civil society’s…