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Six Months of Wins for Human Rights

In the past six months, Amnesty International has contributed to a series of human rights wins, with people released from jail, laws changed, and justice served!

July 17, 2024
GV 2024 von Amnesty International Schweiz in Biel. Die Verwendung steht der Kundin frei. Eine Verwendung durch Ditte ist nicht erlaubt. Ausser bei Ruecksprache mit dem Fotografen und bei entsprechender finanzieller Entschaedigung.
(Jakob Ineichen)


Centering Human Rights in U.S.-Taiwan Relations

The purported “values-based diplomacy” of the U.S.-Taiwan relationship must move beyond rhetoric about democratic resilience.

May 31, 2024
Representative Mike McCaul (L), the chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, addresses an event alongside Taiwan's representative in Washington, Alexander Tah-Ray Yui (C), and Yui's wife Karen Lo at the US Capitol marking the 45th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act on March 6, 2024. McCaul, who was hit by sanctions by China over his last visit, said he would return to Taiwan to attend the inauguration of President-elect Lai Ching-te. (Photo by Shaun TANDON / AFP) (Photo by SHAUN TANDON/AFP via Getty Images)
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Global: Misuse of Tear Gas Killing and Injuring Protesters Worldwide – Updated Interactive Website

The horrific misuse of tear gas by security forces during brutal crackdowns on protests in Iran, Peru and Sri Lanka last year are among many new incidents detailed in Amnesty…

May 29, 2023
LIMA, PERU - JANUARY 28: Protesters continue their demonstration demanding the resignation of Peruvian President Dina Boluarte after six weeks of violent protests that have left 60 dead in different provinces and the first dead in the Peruvian capital, Lima, on Saturday, January 28, 2023. Demonstrators clashed with riot police during the protest as police used tear gas to disperse the crowd and installed barricades. (Photo by Klebher Vasquez/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)