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November 9, 2020 • Advocacy and GR

AIUSA Letter to SFRC on 2021 International Human Rights Priorities

On November 9, 2020, Amnesty International USA addressed a letter to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee outlining the organization’s international human rights priorities for 2021. Click here to read the …

October 21, 2020 • Advocacy and GR

Recommendations on Rohingya Refugees to State Department and USAID In Advance of October 22, 2020 Donor Conference

Advocacy Letter to Deputy Secretary of State Biegun and Acting USAID Administrator Barsa Regarding Rohingya Refugees In advance of the virtual donor conference on Rohingya refugees – jointly hosted by …

October 16, 2020 • Governance

Julie’s Monthly Update – October 2020

Dear all, The closure of Amnesty India under huge pressure from the government, which I wrote about at the end of September, forms the stormy backdrop to this month’s update. …

September 21, 2020 • Governance

JULIE’S MONTHLY UPDATE – SEPTEMBER 2020

Dear all, It has been a busy period internally, including with a meeting of the International Board (IB) last weekend to discuss and approve the high-level budget for the IS. …

• Advocacy and GR

Amnesty International Statement for House Foreign Affairs Committee Hearing on Human Rights in Asia

On September 21, Amnesty International USA submitted its statement for the record ahead of a House Foreign Affairs Committee Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific, and Nonproliferation hearing titled “Stemming a …

September 15, 2020 • Press Release

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh must participate in decisions affecting their lives

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh must be given the right to participate in decisions affecting their lives and speak for themselves, Amnesty International said today in a new briefing. The briefing, …

September 9, 2020 • Report

Leaked documents in Myanmar reveal global business ties to military crimes

An Amnesty International investigation has exposed how international businesses are linked to the financing of Myanmar’s military, including many units directly responsible for crimes under international law and other human rights …

September 8, 2020 • Advocacy and GR

Amnesty International USA Memo to Congress on Foreign Policy Human Rights Priorities For Next Congress

  August 24, 2020 Dear Representative: On behalf of Amnesty International USA, I am writing to share our top foreign policy and human rights policy recommendations. The list of issues …

August 28, 2020 • Post

Amnesty International Memo to Congress on Foreign Policy Human Rights Priorities for Next for Congress

August 24, 2020 Dear Representative: On behalf of Amnesty International USA, I am writing to share our top foreign policy and human rights policy recommendations. The list of issues that …

July 21, 2020 • Advocacy and GR

Vote Recommendation on the NO BAN Act and Access to Counsel Act (7.21.20)

In advance of the House of Representatives vote on July 22, AIUSA issued a VOTE YES RECOMMENDATION on the NO BAN Act and Access to Counsel Act (H.R. 2486)   Dear …