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May 18, 2023 • Page

Tech and Reproductive Rights

background Censorship of Reproductive Rights Content Online Access to information is vital in the fight to protect reproductive rights. Women, girls, and people who can become pregnant must be able …

March 28, 2023 • Press Release

Annual Report 2022: Response to Russian Invasion of Ukraine Exposes an International System Unfit to Deal With Global Crises

Amnesty International’s Annual Report for 2022 highlights double standards throughout the world on human rights and the failure of the international community to unite around consistently-applied human rights and universal …

January 30, 2023 • Event

Virtual Presentation: Abortion Rights and Options For Texans

Please join us for the monthly virtual meeting of Amnesty International Local Group 1017, Bay Area (Houston) on Monday, February 6, 2023 at 6:15 PM (Central). This meeting is brought …

December 15, 2022 • Governance

Regional Activism Conference 2022 Videos

Local Group Caucus: Check out the recording here Date: 10/23/2022 Zoom Password: +=W&P6M=   Virtual Write4Rights: Check out the recording here Date: 10/22/2022 Zoom Password: Uy^8?4!T   Immigration (In)justice: Combatting …

November 17, 2022 • Press Release

Amnesty International USA Calls on Incoming Congress to Respect Human Rights and on Current Congress to Pass Key Legislation Immediately

Amnesty International USA’s executive director, Paul O’Brien, released the following statement in response to the results of the U.S. Congressional election: “We call on the incoming Congress to respect human rights, both within the U.S. and around the world. It is absolutely crucial that the U.S. government respect, protect and fulfill the human rights of all people, without discrimination of any kind. That includes the right to abortion, the right to live free from gun violence, and the right to seek safety, including asylum.

November 10, 2022 • Press Release

Amnesty International USA Statement on Midterm Abortion Ballot Measures

All five states with abortion-related measures on the ballot during the midterm election voted in favor of abortion rights. Voters in California, Michigan, and Vermont voted to pass further protections for abortion, and voters in Montana and Kentucky rejected further restrictions on abortion rights. In reaction to this news, Tarah Demant, Interim National Director of Programs, Government Relations and Advocacy said:

September 26, 2022 • Page

Global action for USA abortion rights

Fight for abortion rights in the USA Take action now!   Call on US governors to protect abortion access in their states. Make them feel international pressure to prevent passing …

September 14, 2022 • Press Release

Amnesty International USA Statement in Response to the Introduction of Federal Abortion Ban Legislation

Responding to the news that Senator Lindsay Graham had introduced a bill in the US Senate that would ban most abortions nationwide after 15 weeks, Tarah Demant, Interim National Director of Programs,  Government Relations and Advocacy at Amnesty International USA, said:

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Amnesty USA and Amnesty South Africa Make Human Rights Asks Ahead of White House Visit

Amnesty International has urged South African President Ramaphosa and United States President Biden to discuss human rights issues facing both countries ahead of their meeting in Washington D.C. this week. …

July 13, 2022 • Press Release

Charges Against Activist Accused of Aiding an Abortion in Poland Must Be Dropped

Charges against an activist facing up to three years in prison for helping a pregnant woman access abortion pills in Poland must be dropped said Amnesty International today ahead of the resumption of her trial in Warsaw tomorrow.