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Amnesty International USA Calls on Congress to Prioritize Human Rights in National Defense Authorization Act Legislation

On September 22nd, 2021, Amnesty International USA wrote to the U.S. House of Representatives in response to continuing advancement and votes on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal…

September 23, 2021
MSF supported hospital bombed by the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in Haydan in Sa'da. The small hospital, in the Haydan district in Saada Province, was hit by several airstrikes beginning at 22:30 last night. Hospital staff and two patients managed to escape before subsequent airstrikes occurred over a two hour period. One staff member was slightly injured while escaping. With the hospital destroyed, at least 200,000 people now have no access to lifesaving medical care.

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Lobby for Human Rights

Meet with Congress on critical human rights issues All are welcome to participate in Amnesty International USA’s grassroots advocacy. You will be provided with the training, materials, and guidance you…

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Guantánamo Bay Has Been Allowed to Remain Open Too Long

Responding to the Biden administration transferring its first detainee out of Guantánamo Bay, Daphne Eviatar, the director of the Security With Human Rights program said: “The Biden administration’s first transfer…

July 19, 2021

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Grassroots Advocacy Library

Amnesty International USA’s grassroots advocates raise human rights priorities with Members of Congress. Use this library to learn about pressing human rights issues in Congress and how to lobby your…

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Human Rights on Capitol Hill – June 2021 Newsletter

HUMAN RIGHTS ON CAPITOL HILL Table of Contents Featured Domestic Updates International Updates Welcome News JUNE 2021 NEWSLETTER Featured: Israel and Occupied Palestinian Territories [caption id="attachment_71329" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] A Palestinian…

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Closing of Guantánamo Must be a Priority for President Biden

Responding to the Biden administration approving three more detainees at Guantánamo Bay for release, Daphne Eviatar, the director of the Security With Human Rights program said: “It is not enough…

May 18, 2021
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