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January 26, 2023 • Press Release

Meta Must Guard Against Human Rights Risks After Lifting Bans On Trump’s Facebook And Instagram Accounts

Under the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, all companies have a responsibility to respect human rights. This means that social media companies, including Meta, cannot allow advocacy of hatred and incitement of discriminatory violence to flourish on their platforms.

June 23, 2021 • Press Release

Biden Expands Plan to Bring Back Asylum Seekers Forced to Wait in Dangerous Border Towns Under Trump’s Remain In Mexico Policy

This week, the Biden administration announced that it would take steps to allow additional asylum seekers to come back to the U.S. to safety after they were subjected to the Trump administration’s …

May 5, 2021 • Press Release

Facebook Decision to Ban Trump Doesn’t Solve Disastrous Handling of Hateful and Violent Speech

Responding to the Facebook Oversight Board voting today to uphold Donald Trump’s ban from the platform after his account was suspended four months ago for inciting violence and stating that …

April 14, 2021 • Press Release

Biden Administration Upholds Trump Deal to Sell Weapons that Risk Injuring and Killing Civilians in Yemen

Responding to reports that the Biden administration plans to move forth on a Trump administration plan to sell weaponry worth approximately $23 billion to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Philippe …

January 6, 2021 • Press Release

President Trump Incites Violence

In his speech, subsequent audio recording and tweets, President Trump continued to incite his supporters —leading to thousands storming and breaching the U.S. Capitol. In response, Amnesty International USA Interim …

November 18, 2020 • Press Release

Trump Administration’s Refusal to Cooperate with President-Elect Biden is Worsening COVID-19 Human Rights Crisis

As the U.S. tops 250,000 deaths from COVID-19 today and President Trump continues to reject cooperation with President-Elect Biden’s team on the pandemic, Amnesty International USA Interim Executive Director Bob Goodfellow issued the below statement: 

November 3, 2020 • Homepage Feature

Trump Victory

October 1, 2020 • Press Release

The United States is Failing Refugees Under President Trump

The number of refugees that the United States welcomes each year is a measure of who we are and where we stand in the world in terms of our commitment to human rights.

September 30, 2020 • Press Release

President Trump Must Condemn White Supremacy and Racist Violence

Last night, President Donald Trump failed to condemn white supremacist groups and instead told the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by.” In response, Amnesty International USA’s End Gun Violence Campaign Manager, Ernest Coverson, released the following statement:

September 17, 2020 • Press Release

540 Bipartisan Elected Officials From All 50 States Urge President Trump to Welcome Refugees

Today, 540 local and state elected officials from all 50 states and the District of Columbia expressed their strong support for resettling refugees in their communities in a bipartisan letter sent to President Trump. The letter, supported by Amnesty International USA (AIUSA), the International Refugee Assistance Project (IRAP), the International Rescue Committee (IRC), and Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), urges the President to raise refugee admissions for Fiscal Year 2021.