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Amnesty International is urging UN member states to act towards ending impunity and ensuring justice for victims of Taliban abuses.
Tens of thousands of Afghans who were paroled into the United States after the chaotic military withdrawal in 2021 are now living in limbo without a clear path to stay…
The lives of women and girls in Afghanistan are being devastated by the Taliban’s crackdown on their human rights, Amnesty International said in a new report published today.
Access to abortion is a human right, and international human rights committees have consistently found that criminalizing abortion violates the rights of women, girls, and people who can become pregnant…
Schoolgirls in Afghanistan told Amnesty International that the Taliban’s backtrack on reopening schools for girls has left them “shattered” and “traumatized.”
On March 8, 2022, the Guatemalan Congress approved Decree 18-2022, which toughens the criminalization of abortion, including for miscarriages, prohibits inclusive sex education and discriminates against LGBTIQ+ people. This law…
International Women’s Day: Dramatic deterioration in respect for women’s rights and gender equality must be decisively reversed
Catastrophic attacks on human rights and gender equality over the past twelve months have lowered protection for and upped threats against women and girls across the globe, Amnesty International said…
As millions in Afghanistan suffer from hunger, exposure, and a collapsing economy, the Biden Administration must act immediately to save lives. Here’s how.
Afghanistan’s economy is collapsing. Behind the statistics carefully tracking the rising price of food, the falling value of the currency, and the dwindling foreign aid lies a humanitarian and an…
#WelcomeWithDignity Denounces Biden Administration’s Expansion of MPP, Calls for this Unlawful and Cruel Policy to be Ended Once and For All
Today the Biden administration announced it will restart and expand the implementation of the Migrant Protection Protocols (MPP), also known as ‘Remain in Mexico’, with the willing cooperation of the…
Girls in Afghanistan must be allowed to return to secondary school and continue their education, Amnesty International said today as it published new testimonies from pupils and teachers documenting Taliban…
Angelina Jolie and Amnesty International remind the world of its commitment to children’s rights with a book some adults won’t want children to read
Angelina Jolie and Amnesty International have joined forces to create a resource for children and young people to learn about their rights, with the publication of a new book which…
President Biden should urge Ukraine’s President Zelensky to tackle impunity for security services, LGBTI violent attacks, and gender-based violence
On July 21st, the White House announced that U.S. President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will meet in Washington on August 30th. As the two leaders sit down…